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Richard Brown

Richard Brown, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: 8th November, 1835
Age: 57 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lincoln, Parts of Holland Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodford
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 25th August, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 382
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th May, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters.
Year; 1833
No; 1090
Name; Richard Brown
Ship; Woodford
Assigned; Public Works
Noted against name; DIED; 8 Nov 1835

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th March, 2022 wrote:

Indent No; 1090.
Height; 5 ft 5 1/4 in
Hair; brown to Grey.
Age; 50 years.
Trade; Farmers Labourer & Ploughman
DIED; at Port Arthur. 8 Nov 1835. Memo Prin. Supt. 26 November 1835.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th March, 2022 wrote:

1828 - Conduct Record.
Indent No; 1090.
Trial; 16 October 1827.
Transported for “Felony” [Stealing a sheep skin]
Previous Conviction; Served 6 years in the Dolphin out 18 months and taken for the Walton.
Status; Single

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 8th November, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th March, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th March, 2022 made the following changes:


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