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Robert Russell

Robert Russell, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Russell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 31st December, 1848
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Durham Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 111 (57)
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

Anonymous on 11th September, 2012 wrote:

Married: Matilda Turkington on 13/11/1837 at St Luke’s, Liverpool, NSW
Assigned: to Dr C Ramsey, Ashfield, NSW
Death Cert: states name as Robert RUSSIL / RUPIL
Inquest report: Sydney Morning Herald 3/1/1849 page 2
Certificate of Freedom: issued 24/2/1840 Folio 40/379 Prisoner no.: 37/1032
Ticket of Leave: issued 31/12/1833 refer 33/1167
Housed on prison ship ‘Justitia’ moored Woolwich on Thames until transported on Guildford (7).
Crime: stole 40s from dwelling house
Offspring: William DOB 25/10/1839
Elizabeth DOB 14/7/1841
Annie DOB 22/11/1843
Robert Andrew DOB 30/11/1846 DOD 5/5/1909
Edward Matthew DOB 16/8/1849
Mary Jane DOB 16/8/1849 Twins born 8 mths after his death.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 11th September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1848-12-31, gender m

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