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Richard Mavis

Richard Mavis, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Mavis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Brassfounder
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 31st October, 1831
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 214
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

D Wong on 14th October, 2016 wrote:

10/1/1831: Aris’s Birmingham Gazette West Midlands, England
Seven years. —Richard Mavis, for stealing in Birmingham divers articles belonging to William Swaine.

Richard Mavis was 23 years old on arrival in VDL.
Previous convictions: once for Assault 3 months again 3 months for Shoes.

Richard was 5’ 2” tall, brown hair and eyes, single, W. {X: L} W. J. M. above E. Jt. rt. arm P. M. inside left arm.

1832-33 Mustrers: Assigned to Mr. A. Caville
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. A. Clark.

Conduct Record: Empty.

4/1/1838: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 14th October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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