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Richard Evans, one of 200 convicts transported on the Lloyds, 25 March 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 27 (15)
||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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D Wong on 21st January, 2014 wrote:
Assigned to Thomas Iceley at Carcoar.
1841: TOL Carcoar
22/8/1842: Married Catherine Coles at Scotts Church, Sydney.
Catherine Coles arrived in May 1838 on the British Sovereign as a steerage passenger. They had 2 sons, John and Henry and a daughter Jane who died in infancy.
About 1842 they moved south to be with Richard’s Family. His father Richard Evans 1786-1876 and his mother Jane Peake 1794-1891 and 3 younger children arrived on 25/2/1841 at Port Phillip on the Georgiana.
Richard later settled at Glenlyon, which is near Daylesford in Victoria, where he had a sawmill. His father had also had a sawmill in Little Bourke Street, Melbourne.
Catherine died in 1869 after falling from a cart.
In 1870 Richard married Violet Hennessy nee Henry, widow of Phillip Hennessey, with 3 children. They went on to have another 7 children from 1871-1886.
1901: Richard died at Glenlyon, Victoria.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 7th April, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1816-00-00, date of death 1901-00-00, gender m