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Richard Parsons

Richard Parsons, one of 300 convicts transported on the General Hewett, August 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Parsons
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: Sawyer
Date of Death: 1864
Age: 77 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Malicious wounding
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: General Hewett
Departure date: August, 1813
Arrival date: 7th February, 1814
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 123 (63)
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 25th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. General Hewitt - 1814

Name; Richard Parsons
Age; 27 [1787]
Native Place; Somerset
Trade or calling; Sawyer
Trial; Somerset - Life
Height; 5 ft. 9 1/2 in
Eyes; Blue
45/416.
Remarks; DIED; In Goulburn 15 Jan 1864. All fingers off. Right hand contracted

1836 - Sydney Goal Entrance Book. Bond. Sawyer. Sentence; Life to Penal Settlement. Norfolk Island

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 wrote:

1864 - 15 Jan New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: Richard Parsons
Age: 77 [1787]
Date 15 Jan 1864
District: Goulburn

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 15th March, 2020 made the following changes:

crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1864 (prev. 0000)

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