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Richard Brace

Richard Brace, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Brace
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: Farmers man
Date of Death: 1835
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 112
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st August, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.
Name; Richard Brace
No; 23
Age; 45   Est Date of Birth; 1781
Education: None
Religion; Protestant
Single or Married; married
Family: 3 children
Native Place: Hereford
Calling; Farmers Man
Offence; Stealing sheep
Date of Trial: 21 March 1827
Sentence: Life
Height; 5 ft. 3 inches
Complexion:  Fresh Ruddy
Hair: Brown to Grey
Eyes; Dark Grey
Description: Wants three upper teeth
Noted against name; Died in the Liverpool Hospital 5 July 1835

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011. Liverpool St Luke.  27 February 1826 - 23 September 1838

Name; Richard Brace. No 500
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 14 September 1835
Age; 52 years
Ships Name; Guildford
Quality or Profession; Prisoner of the crown
By whom the Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, Convicts Deaths. Effects of Deceased Convicts, - 38/0634
Date; 30 July 1827
Name; Richard Brace.
Ship. Guildford 7
Year of Arrival; 1827
Amount; 2 £. 14 Shillings . 3 Pence. Deposited in the Savings Bank of New South Wales

Died 5 Sept 1835

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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