Richard Robinson, Convict "Surrey" 1814

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About Richard Robinson, Convict "Surrey" 1814

Convicted 19 Feb 1813 with one of his accomplices, Thomas Blade, for stealing 3 hams and sentenced at age 23 to Death at London, England, where he had been living within the Parish of St Botolphs, Aldgate. (see Old Bailey Court Record attached).

He was apprehended at 108 East Smithfield (Katherine's Docks) and held in custody 2 Sept 1813 to 22 Feb 1814 on the hulk "Retribution" at Woolwich, Kent.

Richard was transported to NSW on the "Surrey", departing 22 Feb 1814 and arriving NSW 28 July 1814.

Richard's family joined him in NSW as free settlers, arriving NSW July 1814 on the "Broxbornebury", which was also carrying women convicts. Richards family consisted of his wife Hannah and two sons, Richard and William, and two daughters ‎Mary, and Louisa).

At the 1828 muster he is aged 48 years and living in Pitt Row, Sydney City, Greater Sydney.

He was granted a Conditional Pardon (approved by Despath No.32) 5 Nov 1839.

His son-in-law, Richard Bull of Ropes Creek, described for his death certificate, that Richard was ill for two months with ascites (fluid in the abdomen) before his death in 1868.

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Richard Robinson, Convict "Surrey" 1814's Timeline

April 7, 1806
London, England (United Kingdom)
England, UK
July 7, 1815
Sydney ,New South Wales , Australia
July 29, 1817
Parramatta, NSW, Australia
July 29, 1817
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
October 18, 1817
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia