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Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor, one of 327 convicts transported on the Indefatigable and Minstrel, 09 May 1812

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: School teacher
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Session of Peace
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Indefatigable and Minstrel
Departure date: 9th May, 1812
Arrival date: 19th October, 1812
Place of arrival New South Wales [Minstrel] and Van Diemen's Land [Indefatigable]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 329 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 66 New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th May, 2020 wrote:

OCCUPATION: SCHOOL MASTER

TICKET OF LEAVE
NATIVE PLACE; SHOPSHIRE

Name: Robert Taylor
Age: 22
Date of conviction: 31 Jul 1813
Place of Conviction: York
Estimated birth year: abt 1791
Vessel: Somersetshire
Port of Arrival: Sydney
Date of Arrival: 16 Oct 1814
Ticket of Leave: Yes

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th October, 2020 wrote:

Mother; Sarah Dunning. Convict. Lord Wellington. 1820. 7 years.

1825 - Sarah Dunning; Petition for mitigation of sentence on behalf of her son Robert Taylor. Page: 72.
Robert Taylor. returned from the penal settlement of Port Macquarie, now in the prisoners Barracks Sydney, while his wife a native of this colony, is with three infant children & big with child of a fourth. suffering under a variety of misfortune consequent on being ......

Name: Robert A Taylor. Event Date: 1825
Arrival year: 1812. Vessel: Indefatigable
Event Description: Petition from his mother Sarah Dunning for assignment of Taylor to his wife
Comments: Per “Indefatigable”, 1812. Page: 72-72a

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th May, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 66 New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, P

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