Monday, January 19, 2009

Prisoner Robert J. McKAY

SUPREME COURT CONVICTION October 1872



National Library of Australia (incorrect information)
nla.pic-vn3644575 PIC P1029/71 LOC Album 935 Robert J. McKay, per S. J. Byng, taken at Port Arthur, 1874 [picture] 1874. 1 photograph on carte-de-visite mount : albumen ; 10.3 x 6.3 cm. Part of Convict portraits, Port Arthur, 1874 [picture]

POLICE RECORDS



Robert McKay was tried on 17 October 1872 at the Launceston Supreme Court, sentenced to 4 yrs and transferred to the Hobart Gaol where he was photographed by Thomas J. Nevin on discharge in 1875.