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Richard Barrett

Richard Barrett, one of 301 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, March 1800

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Barrett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: House servant/shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Middlesex, Westminster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: March, 1800
Arrival date: 20th November, 1800
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 267 (133)
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 17th May, 2012 wrote:

He was single, his convict number was 78 and he was 18 one he was sent to Australia (New Hollande)

Anonymous on 23rd May, 2012 wrote:

He arrived on the Flerentia

Anonymous on 24th May, 2012 wrote:

Richard Barrett was 18 years old when transported.  Described as:Reads and writes, catholic, single, no former convictions, 5’3.5" tall, pockpitted complexion,native place - Suffolk, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, right arm disabled, scar over left eye.

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

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 24th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1809-00-00

Anonymous on 17th May, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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