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Robert Williams

Robert Williams, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Carmarthen Great Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Eldon
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 30th September, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 326
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 27th July, 2013 wrote:

Robert Williams was 22 years old on arrival in NSW.  Robert was a black African who was born in Jamaica.

3/9/1823: On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains to Port Macquarie.

13/1/1825: COF, in lieu of CF 41/1567

1828 Census: Robert was a shepherd, free by servitude and was in the employ of John Jones, Landholder at Bathurst in the interior.

24/8/1832: Permission granted to marry Mary Fox, aged 22, per Hooghly 1831, 7 years, bond.  Robert was 37.  They married at St. Mary’s Sydney.

No date of death found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 27th July, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1795, gender

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