Contribute to this record
Robert Witcombe, one of 200 convicts transported on the Atlas, 27 April 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
* Arrival date is estimated
27th April, 1833
27th December, 1833
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||TAHO Convict Register (CON22-1-2). England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/44, page 141). NSW & Tas (HO10/60)& Muster (HO10/40). National Archives, Pardons(HO10/31, 52-64). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 66
||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.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If Robert Witcombe was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
Iris Dunne on 13th May, 2020 wrote:
Criminal Register: Tried Lent 1832, Offence Robbery, Sentenced to Death, Commuted to Transportation for Life
Convict register: Launceston 7 Dec. 1835, CP 29 Jan 1850
1849, has Ticket of Leave on Convict Muster
Convict Changes History
Ann Marie Gould on 30th March, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
Patricia Wilson on 11th May, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1805 (prev. 1812), crime
Iris Dunne on 13th May, 2020 made the following changes:
source: TAHO Convict Register (CON22-1-2). England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/44, page 141). NSW & Tas (HO10/60)& Muster (HO10/40). National Archives, Pardons(HO10/31, 52-64). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Numb