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Ivory, Robert (1825–?)

Robert Ivory was the son of Robert Ivory, assistant surgeon, 3rd regiment and Mary Cowle, who had arrived in Sydney as a convict in October 1823 aboard the Mary. She had been sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing. Ivory snr left the colony in 1828 and died on 5 February at sea, that same year, on his voyage from Sydney to India. According to the Sydney College register when Robert jnr attended the school in 1836-37 he was living with his mother and her husband, James Oatley.

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'Ivory, Robert (1825–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/ivory-robert-28663/text36146, accessed 26 June 2022.

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4 July, 1825
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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