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Richard Parsons

Richard Parsons, one of 294 convicts transported on the Fairlie, 09 March 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Parsons
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Devon. Exeter General Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Fairlie
Departure date: 9th March, 1852
Arrival date: 3rd July, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 334
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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Anonymous on 15th June, 2011 wrote:

born abt 1829
(Aust. cemetery index Genealogical Society of Tasmania)

Crime 1. County of Devon, England, 20 Feb 1849, age 17 (so estimated birth about 1832)
Two counts larceny, imprisoned for 14 days, whipped twice.
(All Australian Convict Transportation Registers–Other Fleets & Ships 1791-1868)

crime 2. Devon, England, 1849, county sessions. Larceny before convicted of felony,
convicted 5 Sept 1849, at Exeter, Devon, England
(Aust. convict transportation registers 1851-52)
Term - 7 years
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land
(Aust. convict transportation registers 1851-52)

Aliases- James Parker, and James Grant

Voyage date - 9 Mar 1852
(Aust. convict transportation registers 1851-52)

Vessel - ‘Fairlie’
(Aust. convict transportation registers 1851-52)

married 16 Mar 1857 to Susannah Eleanor Wrankmore
occupation labourer
residence Campbell Town, Tasmania
died 26 Dec 1872, age 43, Campbell Town
(Aust. Death Index Reg. No. 51)
Age 43, estimated birth year abt. 1829 - Genealogical Society of Tasmania

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