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Kezia Roberts (1771–1854)

Kezia Browne was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing clothing from her employer. She arrived in Sydney in 1790 aboard the Neptune as part of the Second Fleet. She married William Roberts in 1793.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Browne, Kezia
  • Brown, Kezia
  • Browne, Kessiah
  • Browne, Kezziah
  • Roberts, Cassia

10 March, 1771
Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, England


22 June, 1854 (aged 83)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years