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Richard Harvey, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 13 August 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
13th August, 1827
7th December, 1827
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 198 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 252
||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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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.
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