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Robert Whiteway

Robert Whiteway, one of 136 convicts transported on the Prince of Orange, 22 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Whiteway
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 21st January, 1802
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 7th May, 1865
Age: 63 years

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 Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince of Orange
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 23rd July, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 135 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 138
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

Vicki M Vernon on 24th November, 2020 wrote:

Robert Whiteway is referred to in the book “A History of Bothwell Tasmania” written by John Seymour Weeding. He is also referred to in another book called “Bothwell Revisted” written by the Bothwell Historical Society Inc.

Convict Changes History

Berni on 8th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1865 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 9th July, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m (prev. f)

Vicki M Vernon on 24th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 21st January, 1802 (prev. 1802), date of death: 7th May, 1865 (prev. 1865), occupation

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