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Richard English

Richard English, one of 310 convicts transported on the Mangles, 24 April 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard English
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Brickmaker
Date of Death: 1st February, 1885
Age: 69 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing chickens
Convicted at: Norfolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 24th April, 1835
Arrival date: 1st August, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 309 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 42
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

Pauline Kitson on 10th April, 2018 wrote:

24th January 1835
Norfolk Chronical: Lynn - Jacob Wing ( transported to NSW) and Richard English tried for stealing 11 Fowls from J Spragg. Transportation for life. The prisoners were also convicted of an assault on the Turnkey of Swaffham Gaol. They knocked him down and took his keys and attempted to escape but were unsuccessful..
Sarah Ann Alcock convicted of receiving the fowls from Wing and English knowing them to be stolen - 7 years transportation, to NSW

Convict Changes History

Pauline Kitson on 10th April, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st February, 1885 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 10th April, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

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