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Richard Eagles

Richard Eagles, one of 170 convicts transported on the Neptune, December 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Eagles
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 6th August, 1795
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 17th September, 1844
Age: 49 years

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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Neptune
Departure date: December, 1817
Arrival date: 5th May, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 418
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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Denis Pember on 10th February, 2016 wrote:

Oxford Journal Sat 16 Aug 1817 p.4…...
WARWICK ASSIZES. - The following are the names and offences of the prisoners capitally convicted:-...John Short, Richard Eagles, and George Gardner, for stealing from the person of J. Chandler, at the Grey Horse, in Dale End, Birmingham, a purse, with three 1 pound notes, and cash to the amount of 45 shillings and 12 pence, his property…They all were reprieved before the Judges left town.

Denis Pember on 10th February, 2016 wrote:

In the colony, Richard married Elizabeth Stanton, 15th February 1825 at St Peters, Campbelltown.
Elizabeth was the daughter of James Stanton (Convict, Active, 1791) and Frances Haggart (Convict, Earl Cornwallis, 1801).

Richard and Elizabeth had 10 children between 1826 and 1844.

Denis Pember on 10th February, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 134….
[Ref E0028] Eagles, Elizabeth, 22, born in the colony.
[Ref E0029] Eagles, Richard, 34, convict, Neptune, 1816, life, Protestant, servant to Mrs. Broughton of Appin.
[Ref 0030] Eagles, Emma, 7 months, born in the colony.

Roger Tildsley on 9th December, 2017 wrote:

His crime was for ‘Robbery in a dwelling house’. He and two companions stole ‘from the person of J. Chandler, at the Grey Horse, in Dale End, Birmingham, a purse, with three 1 pound notes, and cash to the amount of 45 shillings and 12 pence, his property’

Convict Changes History

Ronald Jenkinson on 13th June, 2013 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Denis Pember on 10th February, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 6th August, 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th September, 1844 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Roger Tildsley on 9th December, 2017 made the following changes:

crime

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