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Richard Papps

Richard Papps, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Papps
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 18th April, 1830
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 1st April, 1830
Arrival date: 27th July, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 294
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th November, 2021 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals
Name: Richard Papps
Age: 36
Disease; Dysentery
DIED on Voyage; 18 April 1830

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th April, 2022 wrote:

1829 - 22 August. Offence; Stealing Money. £.36 Age; 44 years ** [born about 1785]

1830 - Australian Convict Transportation Registers.
Trial; 22 August 1829.
Noted against name. DIED; on Voyage 18 April 1830

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th November, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th April, 1830 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th April, 2022 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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