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Richard Miles, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821
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
||Surrey Quarter Sessions
26th March, 1821
8th September, 1821
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 143 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 14
||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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Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 wrote:
Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/1
Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folio 10: 17th April 1821; received for the use of the hospital, three knives and forks, two saucepans, one iron kattle, one bed pan, one spitting pot, one urinal, three pint pots, and three towels. Struck one iron from William Smith, Richard Miles and Samuel Davis, their legs having greatly swelled from the irons.
Maureen Withey on 23rd December, 2019 wrote:
Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/2 1821
Folio 19: Richard Miles, aged 22, convict, taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, headache and sickness at stomach, pulse quick and full, pain in his head and limbs; put on sick list 16 May 1821, discharged 19 May 1821.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 made the following changes: