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Robinson, John (1808–1879)

John Robinson was sentenced to fourteen years transportation for stealing a horse. He arrived in Sydney aboard the Eliza in 1828. His trade was given as boot and shoe maker. He gained his certificate of freedom in 1842.

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'Robinson, John (1808–1879)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/robinson-john-24951/text33495, accessed 3 August 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1808
Nottinghamshire, England

Death

5 January 1879
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 14 years