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Richard Kent

Richard Kent, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Kent
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 24th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 154
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 1st July, 2021 wrote:

WARWICK ASSIZES. Condemned. … Richard Kent (aged 15), and Robert (16), for stealing from the dwelling house of John Litchfield, in Birmingham; … All the prisoners capitally convicted were reprieved before their Lordships left the town, with the exception Thomas Johnson ...
Northampton Mercury, 1 Sep 1821.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 1st July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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