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William Robinson

William Robinson, one of 264 convicts transported on the Maria Somes, 22 April 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Robinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Lincoln. New Sleaford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Maria Somes
Departure date: 22nd April, 1844
Arrival date: 30th July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 263 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 60
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Kay Radford on 24th April, 2014 wrote:

William somehow returned to England according to his death certificate for which the information came from his brother Hardy Robinson. Found FreeBMD entry December Qrt. 1853 marriage to Eleanor Blackwell at Hazelby, Lincolnshire, England. Only child of this couple Mary Elizabeth born in NSW 1857/#10745 - William drowned in the Williams River and is buried in Raymond Terrace Cemetery, NSW

Convict Changes History

Kay Radford on 24th April, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

Kay Radford on 24th April, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000)

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