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Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths, one of 214 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 11 March 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Griffiths
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1834
Age: 69 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing cheese
Convicted at: Flint Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 11th March, 1833
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 215 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 24
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 29th August, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Richard Griffiths.
No; 33/1425
Age; 68   Est birth Year;
Married 7 children
Religion: Protestant
Native Place: Montgomery shire
Calling; Card Maker
Date of Trial: Flint. 28th March 1832
Offence; Stealing Cheese
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 4 1/2 inches
Complexion: Dark Sallow
Hair: Brown to Grey
Eyes; Hazel

Noted against his name; Died at Port Macquarie 19 Dec 1834

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1765 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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