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Gilbert Sheldon, one of 336 convicts transported on the Barrosa, 31 July 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 82
||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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Ron Selden on 27th February, 2015 wrote:
Gilbert Sheldon married Elizabeth Staines the daughter of Daniel Staines in 1846. Gilbert died at Angle Farm near Peakhurst NSW.
Gilbert and Elizabeth had 13 children, 5 girls and 8 boys. He received his ticket of leave after serving 5 years of his sentence.
Ron Selden on 3rd March, 2015 wrote:
Gilbert died at Angle Farm near Peakhurst NSW
Convict Changes History
Ron Selden on 27th February, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
Ron Selden on 3rd March, 2015 made the following changes:
date of death: 1889 (prev. 0000)