Country Of Origin England
Born 1813
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1813, Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Watch Case Maker
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Trial 4 January 1839, Bath City Sessions, Somerset
Sentence Fifteen years transportation for stealing a jewel case and jewellery worth approximately £2,000 from Colonel Kaye’s residence, Bath, Somerset.
Arrival 18 July 1839 on the convict ship, Marquis of Hastings (1)
Police Number 1379
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave
Conditional Pardon November 1846
Other 1839: John Robertson and accomplice William Gregory were captured in Bristol after the robbery. The stolen property was found in the pocket of a Mackintosh cape and retrieved.
Death unknown
TAHO: CON31/1/36, CON18/1/16.
Bath Chronicle & Weekly Gazette 10 January 1839 (British Newspapers Archive); Hobart Town Courier 12 April 1839; Colonial Times 31 October 1843, 28 November 1846.