Convicts Details

Robert BROUGH

  • Alias:

    BUNGER

  • Of:

    Boston

  • Occupation:

    Joiner

  • Age:

    36

  • Crime:

    Stealing a smoothing plane, the property of John Elsom of Boston, cabinet maker, and a pair of shoes, the property of Isaac Halgarth Elsam, his son

  • Place of Crime:

    Boston

  • Court:

    Holland Quarter Sessions

  • Trial Date:

    28/06/1837

  • Sentence:

    7 Years

  • Ship:

    n/a

  • Destination:

    Bermuda

  • Transportation Date:

    n/a

  • Sources Used:

    Trial documents

  • Other Remarks:

    Married with 4 children. Had a previous conviction for felony on 4/7/1834, and was described as having a bad character, respectable connections and good health. He worked as a journeyman for Elsom, and was able to read and write well

  • Document Ref:

    HQS A/1/1837/Bo/Mids/107-117,205,218,219

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