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Richard Pattison, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||22nd September, 1825
||Mason and labourer
|Date of Death:
||9th February, 1891
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 468
||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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Robyn Everist on 31st July, 2017 wrote:
Richard Pattison was the stone mason who carved the stone lions over the front door of the VDL Bank, Hobart, corner Elizabeth and Collins St, opened 1886. Building demolished 1958, lions installed at Governor’s Cottage at Port Arthur Penal Settlement. 1988 lions removed to the top entrance of St David’s Park, corner Davey St and Salamanca Place.
D Wong on 31st July, 2017 wrote:
Richard was 18 years old on arrival in VDL.
He was born in Merridon, Warwickshire near Coventry.
Richard was 5’7 1/5” tall, ruddy complexion, dark brown hair, and eyes, dimpled chin, freckled face, crucifix on left arm, ring on 2nd finger left hand, literate, single, protestant, a Stonemason 5 years.
Richard had been part of a criminal gang and specialised in Burglary. He had been convicted twice before.
Mother: Catherine at Birmingham.
Sisters: Mary, Anne, Catherine, all at Birmingham.
6/8/1850: Permission to marry Martha Jones (Free). No registration found.
10/2/1852: Permission to marry Mary Ann Anson (Free) No registration found.
1/3/1852: Married Mary Ann Howson, 20 years old, at St Georges, Hobart.
1853: John Edward
5/5/1859: Elizabeth Anne
2/10/1861: William Henry.
15/7/1852: Free Certificate
29/12/1862: Mary Ann died of chronic bronchitis, aged 30.
Richard then married Catherine Wagstaff.
12/5/1865: Henry illiam
23/6/1868: Sarah Ann
15/7/1871: Sarah Jane
9/2/1891: Richard died aged 68, at his residence - 11 Ware Street.
Cynthia on 23rd July, 2019 wrote:
He was born in Meriton, Uk
Convict Changes History
Robyn Everist on 31st July, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1824 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 31st July, 2017 made the following changes:
alias1: Patterson, date of birth: 22nd September, 1825 (prev. 1824), date of death: 9th February, 1891 (prev. 0000)