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Robert Tubb

Robert Tubb, one of 200 convicts transported on the Parmelia, 23 July 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Tubb
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Labourer
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: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Parmelia
Departure date: 23rd July, 1832
Arrival date: 16th November, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 376. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Nell Murphy on 26th June, 2016 wrote:

Robert Tubb was transported to New South Wales, Australia per the ‘Parmelia’ 1832.

Sent to Norfolk Island.
1833: Disorderly conduct. 25 lashes.
1834: 50 lashes
14 Nov 1834: to Moreton Bay for 3 yrs
Larceny - Campbell Town Q.S. Returned 1837.

Further Offence 1838, tried at Sydney S.C.: Highway Robbery, with Samuel Dean, on Norfolk Island. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Governor Phillip’ arriving 26 July 1845.

Single; aged 40yrs; labourer; Protestant.
Native place - Woodstock.

Probation Period in VDL of 12mths.
Station Gang - Cascades (south Hobart)

29 Dec 1846: Ticket of Leave
19 Feb 1850: Conditional Pardon

Nell Murphy on 26th June, 2016 wrote:

Mother: Mary
Sisters: Margaret
Brother: Stephen

Further offence: Launceston, VDL, 8 Aug 1850 - offering money under false pretence. To be imprisoned and kept at hard labour at the Launceston House of Correction, for 18 months.
1850: Port Arthur Penal Settlement
Freedom

Nell Murphy on 26th June, 2016 wrote:

Departure from VDL:
22 Feb 1852 from Launceston to Melbourne, Victoria.
Steerage passenger. Free by servitude.
Ship to Colony - Governor Phillip
(n.b. incorrectly indexed as “Tuba”.
(ref. 220/1/1 )

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 26th June, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 376. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 376), date o

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