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Richard Davidge

Richard Davidge, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Davidge
Aliases: Devidge, Deveridge
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: 1857
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Eldon
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 30th September, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 330
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

Margaret O'Loughlin on 20th June, 2013 wrote:

Died 1857 In Sydney NSW under name of DEVIDGE.  He married Mary Gilligan 5th August 1837 in Sydney under name of DEVERIDGE.

Margaret O'Loughlin on 20th June, 2013 wrote:

Richard married 1st Elizabeth (Eliza) Mill in Sydney in 1830, who was also a convict, from Perth Scotland & transported to NSW in 1827.  After she died in 1832, he then married Mary in 1837.

Convict Changes History

Margaret O'Loughlin on 20th June, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1, alias2, date of death 1857, occupation

Margaret O'Loughlin on 20th June, 2013 made the following changes:


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