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Robert Suckley

Robert Suckley, one of 230 convicts transported on the Arab, 22 February 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Suckley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Stafford. Newcastle Under Lyme Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Arab
Departure date: 22nd February, 1834
Arrival date: 30th June, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 228 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 295 (149)
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

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.

30/5/1838: CP

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.

1840: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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