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Richard Kemball

Richard Kemball, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Kemball
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Burglary
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 55 (29)
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 4th December, 2020 wrote:

Albion 1823 to VDL. Surgeon’s Journal.
ADM 101/1/8B/1 1823
Folios 5-9: List of 200 convicts embarked on board the ship from HM hulks Leviathan and York, 8 May 1823, (names and details follow), also includes gaoler character references (not recorded below):
Folio 5: Richard Hemball, aged 24, convict, trade shoemaker; where born unknown, offence, burglary; date of conviction 25 July 1822, where convicted, Bury St Edmunds.

Maureen Withey on 4th December, 2020 wrote:

3/8/1822 Norfolk Chronicle Norfolk, England:
The following prisoners so received sentence of Death viz:—Jas. Phillips, John Wade, Richard Kemble, and James Wright, for burglariously entering the dwellinghouse of John Quintou, of the Hamlet of Hadleigh, and stealing three pound notes.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 4th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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