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Richard Cadman

Richard Cadman, one of 401 convicts transported on the Glatton, September 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Cadman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1751
Occupation: Stockman
Date of Death: 9th April, 1811
Age: 60 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: Felony
Convicted at: Montgomery Great Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Glatton
Departure date: September, 1802
Arrival date: 11th March, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 401 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 325 (162)
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

D Wong on 19th June, 2016 wrote:

Richard Cadman aged 38. Convicted at August Great Sessions 1800 of stealing one piece of flannel, about 105 yards the property of John Edwards; ten sheep skins and one bag property of Rowland Watts; two sheep skins the property of Giles Meddins and one sheep skin sand one hempen bag the property of William Williams.

Richard was sentenced to be hanged but was reprieved on condition of transportation.

Wife was Jane Cadman.

9/4/1811: Burial date – Richard was buried at the Old Sydney Burial Ground.
He was listed as 60 years old, so born 1751 – on the Sessions Calendar he was listed as 38 in 1800, so born 1762.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st November, 2021 wrote:

1811 - The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser.  Sat 15 Jun 1811. Page 3
Classified Advertising
Letters of Administration to the Estate and Effects of the late Richard Cadman, deceased, having been granted unto Ann Bartlett, all Persons who have any claims or Demands upon the said Estate and Effects, are requested to present the same for Liquidation within One Month from the date hereof, and all Persons who stand indebted to the
said Estate and Effects, are requested to come forward and settle their Accounts within the Period above-mentioned, otherwise coercive measures will be resorted to.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th June, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1751 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th April, 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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