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Richard Nicholls, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||5th January, 1882
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 256
||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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D Wong on 5th April, 2013 wrote:
Richard Nicholls was 25 years old when convicted of stealing 2 sacks (3 bushels) of flour and a cheese and sentenced to death.
29/7/1843: TOL Patrick Plains.
22/9/1845: TOL Passport, Singleton Bench.
Richard was assigned to employers in Sydney until 1843 when he got his TOL and was allowed to remain in the district of Patrick Plains.
2/4/1844: Married Jane Fraser nee Munro (a widow). Jane had been married to Alexander Munro and had 6 children.
Jane and Richard had 3 children, James b24/5/1845, Harriet b6/6/1846 and Henry George b1850.
Richard became a successful business man and councillor in Singleton.
5/1/1882: Richard died, 5 years after Jane who died on 18/8/1877.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 5th April, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 1806, date of death 5th January, 1882, gender, occupation, crime