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Richard Newton

Richard Newton, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 12 July 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Newton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 26th October, 1845
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Assault with intent to rob with another and previous conviction
Convicted at: York. West Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lady Nugent
Departure date: 12th July, 1836
Arrival date: 12th November, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 285 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 316. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th November, 2014 wrote:

Richard Newton was convicted at York on 13/01/1836 for assault with intent to rob. Previous conviction. 14 yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Lady Nugent’ arriving 12/11/1836.
Gaol Report: bad character

Single man.
Assigned in the Colony at Bothwell, Oatlands & Glenorchy.

Ticket of Leave granted 07/04/1843.

Died at hospital, Hobart on 26/10/1845.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th November, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 316. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 316), dat

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