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Robert Smith, one of 136 convicts transported on the Prince of Orange, 22 July 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 143 (73)
||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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D Wong on 11th September, 2018 wrote:
**Two Robert Smith’s on this voyage**
The other Robert Smith was tried at the Old Bailey..and died 6/2/1830.
Logic would suggest that from the birth dates that it was Robert Smith from Bilsden that died as the birth dates match - however, he was still alive in 1833 according to his conduct record.
Robert Smith was listed as 40 years old on arrival in VDL - he was born in Bilsden and was transported for ‘Stealing from a dwelling house’.
Occupation: Button maker/Soldier.
Robert was 5’7½” tall, grey hair and eyes,, RL on left arm, scar cross bridge of nose, scar on cheek.
1826: Was a Constable
2/10/1828: Public Works
29/5/1832: TOL - drunk and fined.
2/2/1833: Drunk and fined.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 11th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime