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Robert Walker

Robert Walker, one of 176 convicts transported on the Manlius, 16 July 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Walker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 3rd November, 1809
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 12th August, 1901
Age: 91 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing lead
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Manlius
Departure date: 16th July, 1828
Arrival date: 9th November, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 451 (227)
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 16th June, 2020 wrote:

Robert Walker was listed as 19 years old on arrival.

Place of Birth: Birmingham.

Father and mother at native place.
Father, Samuel Walker keeps a metal warehouse - I used to work for my father.

Robert was 5’4¾” tall, brown hair, hazel eyes, 7 spots between finger & thumb right hand Fish RW & anchor inside left arm scar on forehead over left eye.

1830 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Simon Lord.

1833 Muster: Public Works.

26/7/1834: COF

Convict Changes History

Jenny Redwood on 18th March, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 3rd November, 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 12th August, 1901 (prev. 0000)

Jenny Redwood on 16th June, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

D Wong on 16th June, 2020 made the following changes:


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