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Richard Callaghan, one of 290 convicts transported on the Exmouth, 03 March 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 25 (15)
||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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D Wong on 18th March, 2014 wrote:
Richard Callaghan was 17/18 years old when convicted at Glamorgan.
Richard Callaghan; Parish: Ewenni; County: Glamorgan; Status: Hatter
Offence Burglary of the dwelling house and shop run by prosecutor’s wife. Prisoner, aged 17, and possibly not from Ewenni.
Location and date Parish: Ewenni; County: Glamorgan; Date: 31 July 1830
Prosecutor Richard Lloyd, Ewenni
Plea Not guilty.
Punishment Death recorded, transported for life.
Richard also had another charge against him:
Richard Callaghan; Parish: St Brides Major; County: Glamorgan; Status: Hatter
Offence Breaking and entering prosecutor’s house and stealing money and wearing apparel. Prisoner aged 18.
Value: £3 14s. 2d.
Location and date Parish: St Brides Major; County: Glamorgan; Date: 5 July 1830
Prosecutor William Griffith, St Brides Major, farmer
Verdict No prosecution, convicted on another indictment.
1846: TOL Port Macquarie
28/2/1849: TOL Passport, Dungog Bench.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th March, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime