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Richard Norris, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 27 August 1836
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 Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 372. 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 Norris was convicted at Worchester on 04/03/1836 for Highway Robbery. Life sentence.
Gaol Report: convicted before
Hulk Report: good
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Eden’ arriving 22/12/1836.
Single man; ploughman; 5’5 1/2”; native place - Swinbro.
Assignments in Colony.
3rd Class convict
1844 assigned to Thomas.
Ticket of Leave granted 18/03/1845.
1844: Westbury; 1845: Port Sorell; 1846: Burgess districts.
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 372. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 372), dat