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Richard Newport

Richard Newport, one of 302 convicts transported on the Minden, 16 July 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Newport
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Ostler
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 10 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes at New Sarum
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Minden
Departure date: 16th July, 1851
Arrival date: 14th October, 1851
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts

References

Primary source: England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/86, page 386. Western Australia Convict Records(Reel No. FCN39, Ref. No. ACC 128/1-32 & FCN42 Ref. No. ACC 128/40-43). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 182
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

Iris Dunne on 26th October, 2020 wrote:

Criminal Registers: Trial 4 March 1848, cannot read or write, aged 24, Offence Robbery with violence, Sentence 10 years transportation

Index: aged 19, Comments “Newport Thomas & Sarah parents. D. 25.3.1855 York heart disease”

Convict Records Oct. 1851 & 14 Oct. 1851: aged 27, Trade Ostler, Single

Convict Changes History

Mathew Hegney on 26th October, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 26th October, 2020 made the following changes:

source: England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/86, page 386. Western Australia Convict Records(Reel No. FCN39, Ref. No. ACC 128/1-32 & FCN42 Ref. No. ACC 128/40-43). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Pag

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