Robert Blackman was born 18 November 1811 in Richmond, New South Wales, Australia to James Blackman (1759-1842) and Elizabeth Harley (1765-1842) and died 8 February 1876 Running Stream, Rylstone, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Whittaker (1818-1865) 6 May 1834 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


Robert, of Bathurst, 9 January 1823, is on list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.112)

He worked as a shepherd in New South Wales.

On 12 January 1840 he was working as a yeoman in Bathurst, New South Wales.

Later, he worked as a farmer.

Robert is buried at Round Swamp, Roxburgh County, New South Wales


Offspring of Robert Blackman and Elizabeth Whittaker (1818-1865)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Robert Blackman (1835-1925) 10 June 1835 Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia 27 October 1925 Braeholme private hospital, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Jane Sloggett (1837-1922)
Mary Ann Blackman (1837-1913)
Elizabeth Blackman (1839-1924) 25 December 1839 Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia 25 October 1924 Auburn, New South Wales, Australia Robert Marjoram (1822-1890)
Eliza Blackman (1842-aft1861)
Samuel Blackman (1845-)
Harriet Blackman (1847-aft1878)
Louisa Blackman (1848-1857)
Joseph Blackman (1851-)
Henry Oliver Blackman (1853-1935)
James Harley Blackman (1855-1936)
Charles Edward Blackman (1858-1936) 1858 Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia 1936 Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia Sarah Morris (1844-1929)
John Blackman (1858-1858)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • The witnesses to the marriage of Elizabeth and Robert were Sarah Foote and Robert Bennett.