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Richard Davis

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1759
Occupation: Printer
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: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 102 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://www.firstlanding.com.au
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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 wrote:

Richard Davis was tried at Old Bailey, London on 10 September 1783 for stealing clothing with a value of 249 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Friendship aged about 28 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as printer.
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “troublesome at times”.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, source, date of birth 1759, gender, occupation, crime

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