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Richard Newton, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 12 July 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||26th October, 1845
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 316. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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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
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