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Richard Giles, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], 12 May 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
* Arrival date is estimated
||Berks, Reading Quarter Sessions
12th May, 1820
12th January, 1821
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 183 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 305 (154)
||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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Nell Murphy on 6th May, 2016 wrote:
Richard Giles was convicted and transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Guilford’.
Assignments in Colony.
1822: Assisting another prisoner to escape from gaol - 50 lashes.
1822: abscond from Public Works, running into woods and firing and wounding a Mr. Henderson - 100 lashes and to be transferred to Macquarie Harbour (VDL west coast penal station)for the remainder of his sentence.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 6th May, 2016 made the following changes: