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Robert Wells, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||22nd September, 1845
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 113 (58)
||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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D Wong on 10th May, 2014 wrote:
Robert Wells arrived per “The Atlantic” which was in the company of Mary Anne, Matilda, Salamander. William & Ann, HMS Gorgon, Active, Abermarle, Brittania, Queen, and Admiral Barrington.
Old Bailey Middlesex 28th October 1789.
Robert Wells, William How, John Giles and Joseph Inkins were indicted for stealing, on the 3rd day of October, four pieces of flannel, commonly called long ells, value £6., the property of William Dawson, William Atkinson and George Brown.
20/1/1793: Married Sussanah Nairn/Riley (Kitty 1792) they had 1 daughter, Esther born 8/6/1796. Sussanah died 25/3/1814.
6/6/1814: Married Sarah Longhurst (Wanstead 1814) and had 4 children. Sarah died 24/9/1829.
Then had a relationship with Sarah Lawson (Northampton 1815).
Return of Proceedings at the Court House Parramatta 16.1.1826: Robert Wells free servant to John Piesely was bought forward on a charge of stealing sugar from the premises of his Master - Robert was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment.
Robert was employed as a barber at Parramatta and then as a labourer.
22/9/1845: Robert died and was buried at St John’s, Parramatta.
I also found birth dates of 1751 and ages at death of 83 and 94.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 10th May, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1762 (prev. 0000), date of death: 22nd September, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime