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Richard Holdgate

Richard Holdgate, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 08 April 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Holdgate
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 8th April, 1821
Arrival date: 27th July, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 21 (12)
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 12th May, 2019 wrote:

The Hobart Town Gazette
Prisoners Absconded, Convict’s Office, 22 Feb 1827

330. Richard Holdgate, Countess of Harcourt, five feet, brown hair, grey eyes, aged 25, brass founder, tried at Westminster, September 1820, 7 years, native place London, absconded from the Public Works, Launceston, 19th Feb 1827.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 12th May, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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