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Richard Howlett, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 20 January 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 230
||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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Eric Harry Daly on 3rd January, 2013 wrote:
Trade: sailmaker, rigger
Height: 5’ 5” 1/2
Hair: black, woolley
Eyes: dark brown
Mouth: wide, lips thick
Native Place: Nevis, nr St Christophers Island West Indies
Tried: 28 Apr 1835
Departed: 30 Jan 1836 (St Christophers Island)
Arrived: 24 May 1836 (Van Diemans Land)
Transported For: piracy
Sentence: 7 years
Goal Report: none
Hulk Report: orderly
Stated this offence, robbing a wreck, tried with several others.
Married 7 children, wife elizabeth at native place, Nevis.
Surgeons Report: an ignorant useless man, no progress at school, conduct not satisfactory.
Conduct While In The Colony:
15 Mar 1837: Barton/absent all night without leave- admonished.
24 Jul 1837: Barton/insolent reporting to his master- 14 days hard labour on the tread mill.
Conditional Pardon: 11 Nov 1837
Convict Changes History
Eric Harry Daly on 3rd January, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1786, gender, occupation, crime