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Robert Williams, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Carmarthen Great Session
30th September, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 219 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 326
||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 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