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Richard Burman

Richard Burman, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Burman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1741
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 10th April, 1818
Age: 77 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize
Departure date: December, 1789
Arrival date: 26th June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1071 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 33 (18)
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

Maureen Withey on 5th April, 2021 wrote:

Return of Deaths at Castlereagh and Richmond district.
Richard Birman, Convict, per ship Neptune, age 77 years, 10 April 1818.
Source: Familysearch, Image 181.

Maureen Withey on 5th April, 2021 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

BURMAN, Richard.
1794 Nov 19; 1799 Dec 18
On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary’s Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 pp.34, 110)
1802 Apr 10
Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.93)
District Constable. On list of witnesses requested by Martin Mason to be summoned to attend court on 31 Aug 1804 re his complaint against Denis McCarty (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 p.61)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 5th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1741 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th April, 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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