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Richard Gadd, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||27th May, 1853
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 269 (136)
||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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Anonymous on 17th May, 2012 wrote:
Richard Gadd was 15 years old when, together with Francis Hayes also 15, they stole a boy’s dress, value 3s.
He was described as: Protestant, could read and write, native place was London, No former convictions, 5’7" tall, ruddy freckled complexion, dark brown hair, light hazel eyes, large burn mark on back of right wrist.
6/2/1841: Notice of lost COF - Richard was working as a labourer for a Mr. Smith in the Port macquarie district.
He may have married Ann Brown at St. Thomas’s Port Macquarie. 1842. They had no children.
Richard died in 1853 at Maitland aged 39 and is buried at Campbells Hill Cemetery B8.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 17th May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1853-05-27, gender m