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Robert Smithson, one of 180 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 08 June 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd June, 1830
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 200
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st June, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Name: Robert Smithson . Age: 18
Date of conviction: 3 Apr 1826. Place of Conviction: York
Estimated birth year: abt 1808
Vessel: Prince Regent (4)
Port of Arrival: Sydney Cove
Date of Arrival: 27 Sep 1827
Unable read or write
Trade or Calling; Farmers Boy
5 FT 3 1/2 inches.
Lt ? Brown Hair
Lt? Hazel eyes
1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (TNA Copy)
New South Wales General muster 1828
No; 12092 Written under name. Dead June 1830. Goal Sydney
DEATH; 30 July 1830. Morton Bay. Killed by the Natives
Convict Changes History
David Lowe on 6th July, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 3rd June, 1830
Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st June, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime