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Richard Pinches, one of 250 convicts transported on the Lady Kennaway, 30 January 1851
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 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 16
||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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Mrs D J Jackson on 3rd September, 2017 wrote:
Richard was born in Meole Brace, Shropshire, and brought up in Knighton, Radnorshire.
Richard had served 4 previous prison terms from 1838, when he was only 12. He was convicted in 1844, and was imprisoned in Millbank and on 3 of the Hulks in Woolwich and Portsmouth before being transported early in 1851.
He suffered from severe Epilepsy, and was incarcerated twice in Bethlem Hospital for the Criminally Insane during these years. His younger brother John was also transported.
Convict Changes History
Mrs D J Jackson on 3rd September, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, alias1: Craven, date of birth: August, 1825 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime