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Richard Kitt

Richard Kitt, one of 401 convicts transported on the Glatton, September 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Kitt
Aliases: Carkitt (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1776
Occupation: Farm at parramatta
Date of Death: 6th September, 1858
Age: 82 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Glatton
Departure date: September, 1802
Arrival date: 11th March, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 401 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 317 (158)
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

Anonymous on 20th July, 2012 wrote:

Hi name is Richard Kittoth Carkett. His parents were Richard Carkett , sometimes spelt as Kerkit, and Mary Taylor. He was born in Tamerton Foliot, Plymouth, Devon, England

Jules McDonald on 1st January, 2016 wrote:

Crime stated to be Felony in this record.
Sentence 7 years transportation.
Grand Larceny usually incurred a heavier penalty.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 20th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1776-00-00, date of death 1858-09-06, gender m

Jules McDonald on 1st January, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Carkitt (alias) (prev. Carkitt (Alias))

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