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Robert Wheeldon, one of 267 convicts transported on the Isabella, 15 January 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||17th July, 1814
||Mason and labourer
|Date of Death:
||23rd September, 1866
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 5 (4)
||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 19th April, 2015 wrote:
Robert was 28 years old and was transported for ‘stealing gowns and wearing apparel’ along with Archibald Pretty - on board.
Robert was born at Shardlow, Derbyshire, was married to Millicent and had 2 children, was 56 1/2” tall, could read, protestant, dark complexion, brown hair, light hazel eyes, scars.
21/10/1852: Free Certificate.
6/6/1853: aged 40, married Bridget Kearney (Australasia 1849) - they had 6 children.
Robert died of glandular degeneration of the kitneys as Hobart Hospital.
Convict Changes History
Shirley Jones on 19th April, 2015 made the following changes:
term: 10 years (prev. 14 years), date of birth: 17th July, 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd September, 1866 (prev. 0000), crime
D Wong on 19th April, 2015 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation