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Richard Absolam, one of 260 convicts transported on the Henry Porcher, 01 August 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 323 (164)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Dianne Baker on 31st July, 2017 wrote:
. RICHARD ABSOLAM, WILLIAM ABSOLAM , and WILLIAM BISHOP were indicted for feloniously assaulting Joseph, Prior, on the 20th of March, At St. Luke, Middlesex, pouting him in fear, and taking from his person, and against his will, 1 bag, value 1d. 4 half-crowns, 9 shillings, and 1 sixpence; the goods and monies of the said Joseph Prior.
RICHARD ABSOLAM— GUILTY— DEATH . Aged 17.
WILLIAM ABSOLAM*— GUILTY— DEATH . Aged 33.
William’s sentence commuted to Transportation for Life
Richard’s sentence commuted to Transportation for 7 years.
Convict Changes History
Jessica Pinter on 27th July, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1817, date of death 1889, gender
Dianne Baker on 31st July, 2017 made the following changes: