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Richard Culver

Richard Culver, one of 250 convicts transported on the William Hammond, 03 January 1856

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Culver
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving
Convicted at: Kent. General Quarter Sessions Faversham for Boro' of Faversham
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Hammond
Departure date: 3rd January, 1856
Arrival date: 29th March, 1856
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 159 (81)
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 31st May, 2018 wrote:

21/12/1852 South Eastern Gazette Kent, England:
Committed for trial to the next quarter sesrions James Higgins and Richard Culver were examined on Thursday last before W. Holmes. Esq., Mayor, charged with stealing rabbit, the property of William Austin, of Faversham, carter.

Richard Culver was 24 years old on arrival in WA., he was single, 5’3½” tall, sandy hair, hazel eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, 2 ment fighting, woman’s head, right arm; tree, C R etc left hand and arm, semi-literate.

24/12/1856: TOL

Comments: Self-employed 1859.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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