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Richard Brown

Richard Brown, one of 206 convicts transported on the Ganges, August 1796

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ganges
Departure date: August, 1796
Arrival date: 2nd June, 1797
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 209 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 213 (107)
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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Anonymous on 21st June, 2011 wrote:

Crime date July 10, 1793, trial date September 11, 1793 at the Old Bailey, aged 46 years.

Charged with stealing 1 guinea from the house of James Jacobs. Also a bank note value 20 pounds, two bank notes value 10 pounds each and a bank note value 5 pounds, property of John Hunsley. Transportation 7 years.

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