Robert Francis

Life archive ID obpt18101031-67-defend773
Born 1791. Gender male. Has tattoo no. First recorded 1810.
31st October 1810
Age 19.
Tried at Old Bailey, London. Accused of housebreaking (feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling house of john jones ; his wife and family being therein, about the hour of nine in the forenoon of the 15th of august, and stealing therein, fourteen handkerchiefs, value 4 l. 10 s. the property of robert middleton , charles innes , and john jones). Found guilty. Sentenced to death. Sentence outcome was transported.
Sentence respited
21st February 1811
Age 20.
Sentenced to twenty one years. Sent to New South Wales.