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Richard Gill, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||19th February, 1827
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
20th November, 1818
11th May, 1819
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 158 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 116
||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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Maureen Withey on 6th January, 2020 wrote:
CRIMINAL COURT; LAUNCESTON.
Richard Gill, and Joseph Horsefield, were put to the bar to take their trial for stealing a pair of trousers of the value of ten shillings, and one jacket of the same value, the property of one Peter Ware also several articles of wearing apparel belonging to one Mary ann Fielding, to
the amount of two pounds, in the dwelling house of one Peter Ware, in February 1826. they were both found guilty and sentence of death passed on each of them the same day. (Hobart Town Gazette 27 Jan 1827)
Burial Record in parish of St John, Launceston; https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD34-1-1p066j2k
Richard Gill, abode, Launceston, age 23, 19 Feb 1827, ship Hibernia, prisoner executed.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 6th January, 2020 made the following changes:
date of death: 19th February, 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m