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Richard Ford

Richard Ford, one of 179 convicts transported on the Agamemnon, 22 April 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Ford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: 1830
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Agamemnon
Departure date: 22nd April, 1820
Arrival date: 22nd September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 301 (152)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th April, 2021 wrote:

Buried; Liverpool St Luke’s.

D Wong on 9th April, 2021 wrote:

Manchester Mercury Lancashire, England
13 Apr 1819
WEDNESDAY. MARCH 31
Richard Ford, for a burglary at Madelay.

Richard Ford was listed as 32 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Shrewsbury.

Richard was 5’5½” tall, fair ruddy complexion, dark brown hair, hazel eyes.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 9th April, 2021 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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