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Richard Daly, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||3rd April, 1827
|Date of Death:
||31st December, 1890
life span was 52 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 316
||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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Janeen McLachlan on 27th December, 2012 wrote:
Richard’s father Jeremiah Daley died on the hulk Justitia awaiting transportation. He was in the 31st of Foot and 3rd Royal Veterans which is why Richard was born on Guernsey in the Channel Islands.
Richard’s two older brothers John and Patrick were both transported to Tasmania on the Susan2 in 1842.
Richard may have married a widow Elizabeth Woods on 22 January 1973 in Launceston. There don’t appear to have been any children from that marriage.
Richard continued to offend after he gained his freedom in 1852. He spent a further 6 months and another 3 years in Campbell Street Gaol before being released on 7 March 1885.
Between 1886 and 1890 Richard was admitted to NTCI on at least five occasions.
He died on 31 December 1890 at NTCI and was buried in a pauper’s grave at Cornelian Bay.
Convict Changes History
Janeen McLachlan on 27th December, 2012 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 3rd April, 1827, date of death 31st December, 1890, occupation, crime