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Richard Campbell

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Campbell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
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 214
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 23rd June, 2011 wrote:

Crime date September 10, 1793, trial date October 30, 1793 at the Old Bailey, aged 22 years.

Charged with assaulting Ann, wife of Thomas Venables and stealing 25 ounces of brutia silk valued at 2 pounds, property of John Garsed, Robert Wilkinson, Robert Merrick and Stephen Dowell. Transportation for life.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th September, 2021 wrote:

1822 - Parramatta (Baulkham Hill), 1822, (Book 3)
Constables Book.
Richard Campbell. Prisoner. Ship; Ganges. Life
Ann Kelly. Minerva. 7 years. Wife

1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name; Ann Kelly
Age; No Details
Class; F. S.
Vessel; Minerva - 1800 - 7 years
Employment/Remarks; WIFE; of Rd. Campbell

1828 - New South Wales, Australia Census
Name: Ann Kelly. Age; 54 [abt 1774] F. S. Ship: Minerva 1. Protestant. Cumberland Street, Sydney

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th September, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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