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Richard Gill

Richard Gill, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Gill
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 19th February, 1827
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hibernia
Departure date: 20th November, 1818
Arrival date: 11th May, 1819
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 116
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

Maureen Withey on 6th January, 2020 wrote:

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)

Executed 19/02/1827

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

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