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Richard Barrett

Richard Barrett, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Barrett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: House servant/shoemaker
Date of Death: 1901
Age: 91 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Middlesex Quarter Sesions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 267 (135)
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 13th May, 2012 wrote:

Richard was a native of Suffolk, he was 18 years old, catholic, could read and write, single, no former convictions, 5’3.5" tall, pockpitted complexion, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, scar on right eyelid.  Anchor and heart on left arm.

30/10/1832: COF
18/3/1845: COF Renewed.

1841 census: Singleton - Patrick Plains.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 13th May, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

Pix Elaine Barling on 13th October, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1810, date of death 1901

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