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Richard Harvey

Richard Harvey, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 13 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Harvey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 13th August, 1827
Arrival date: 7th December, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 198 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 252
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

D Wong on 22nd October, 2013 wrote:

Richard Harvey was 27 years old when transported for “Shooting with intent to kill”.  Richard was part of a poaching gang the shot and wounded the Ho. George Warren Edwardes.

Richard was baptised on 30/9/1798, the son of Richard Harvey and Sarah Lovett.

26/8/1823: Married Susannah Parnell, Children, Thirza and William, all of then left with his father at Costessey.

Assigned to Lieut. Hawkins and Mr Isaah Ratcliffe.

May Colonial offences. Tread-wheel, chain gang, working in irons, imprisonment with hard labour, solitary confinement , bread and water.

2/8/1836: TOL
10/5/1836: CP
8/12/1846: Pardon extended to Australian Colonies.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 22nd October, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1798, gender

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