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Richard Alcorn

Richard Alcorn, one of 401 convicts transported on the Glatton, September 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Alcorn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farrier
Date of Death: 20th May, 1812
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Glatton
Departure date: September, 1802
Arrival date: 11th March, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 401 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 324
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 18th March, 2012 wrote:

Richard Alcorn was a farrier and 30 years old when indicted for horse stealing.  He was married with 2 children.  His wife was Sarah Steadman, she died at the age of 56 on 30/4/1835 at South Creek, Hawkesbury. When Richard was transported for 14 years (originally given a death sentence) his wife and children immigrated on the same ship.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 18th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1812-05-20, gender m

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