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Robert Seward

Robert Seward, one of 215 convicts transported on the Royal George, 25 June 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Seward
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Norfolk (Norwich City) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 25th June, 1830
Arrival date*: 25th February, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 214 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 401 (203)
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 17th August, 2012 wrote:

Robbed the premises of Blake & Everett of Norwich together with Samuel Ames, October 1829

Anonymous on 18th August, 2012 wrote:

Hulk Report: Very bad character - once imprisoned before.

Robert 18 on arrival, was 5’7.25" tall, dark brown hair, black eyes, GS inside right arm, ring pricked forefinger right hand, RSG inside left arm, and was single.

1830: Assigned to Mr Dixon
1821-33: Assigned to Mr Hill.
1835: PW

20/11/1834: TOL
2/3/1835: TOL suspended for 1 month for fighting during divine service.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 18th August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1812-00-00

Anonymous on 17th August, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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