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Robert Suckley, one of 230 convicts transported on the Arab, 22 February 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Stafford. Newcastle Under Lyme Quarter Session
22nd February, 1834
30th June, 1834
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 228 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 295 (149)
||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 12th August, 2018 wrote:
19/10/1833 Staffordshire Advertiser Staffordshire, England
To be Transported.
Robert Suckley, 7 years stealing combs at Stoke-upon-Trent.
Robert Suckley was listed as being 20 years old on arrival in VDL.
Native Place: Handley.
Robert was single, 5’6½” tall, brown hair and eyes.
1835 Muster: Public Works.
1/6/1838 From a report in the Hobart Town Courier: Robert Suckley received £6 2s 10d, and a Conditional Pardon for his part in the capture of James Regan and his party, bushrangers.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 12th August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime