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Kemp, Peter (1815–1898)

Peter Kemp was sentenced to fourteen years transportation for robbing a shop. He arrived in Sydney in 1832 aboard the Planter. He was described as being 5 feet 5¼ inches (166 cms) tall with a ruddy complexion, dark brown hair and chestnut eyes.

He was granted a ticket of leave on 12th December 1839 and a certificate of freedom on 31st August 1846.

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'Kemp, Peter (1815–1898)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/kemp-peter-26991/text34480, accessed 17 April 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

12 August 1815
Ticehurst, Sussex, England

Death

16 December 1898
at sea

Cause of Death

drowned

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 14 years