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Robert Summers

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Summers
Aliases: Sommers
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 1815
Arrival date: 8th April, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 5th April, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
Robert Summers, alias Sommers, age on arrival, 38,  Guildford (2) 1816, Tried Dublin City, 1815, 7 years, DOB, 1778, native of Dublin,  Shoemaker.


Colonial Secretary Index.

SUMMERS, Robert. Per “Guildford”, 1816
1816 Apr 15
On list of convicts disembarked from the “Guildford” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution; listed as Somers (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.464)
1819 Nov
Servant to John Howe of Windsor. Petition for ticket of leave (Fiche 3201; 4/1860 p.49)
1825 Aug 27
On list of convicts employed by John Howe of Windsor; in 1816-20 (Reel 6064; 4/1787 p.120a)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 5th April, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Robert, surname: Summers, alias1: Sommers, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1778, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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