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Richard Brown

Richard Brown, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Frs labourer & ploughman
Date of Death: 1826
Age: 22 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: -
Convicted at: Nottingham Town Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Claudine
Departure date: 20th May, 1821
Arrival date: 15th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 88
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

greg petersen on 22nd March, 2019 wrote:

1825, 25th Feb, entry Hobart Town Gazette:
Richard Brown, 445, 5 ft. 3½ in. brown
hair, light hazel eyes, 21 years of age, far-
mers’ labourer and ploughman, tried at
Nottingham March 16, 1821, sentence 7
years, arrived in this Colony per Claudine
1821, native place Bullwell, Notts, pock-
pitted, man, woman, love, and heart on right
arm, absconded from the Prisoners’ Bar-
racks Feb. 3, 1825.—£2 Reward.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th June, 2021 wrote:

Tasmania, Australia, Convict Court and Selected Records.
Name; Richard Brown. Nottingham Town Assises - 16 March 1821 - 7 Years
Ship; Claudine - 1821
Noted against name [Source; CORE SERIES] EXECUTED;

Richard Brown - 7 January 1826 - Hanged at Hobart for sheep-stealing

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 22nd March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000)

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