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Richard Poucher, one of 290 convicts transported on the Exmouth, 03 March 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 28
England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975
||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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David Brammer on 9th December, 2014 wrote:
Took part in burglary and robbery of Halstead Hall, Lincolnshire along with five others on the 2 February 1829.
D Wong on 10th December, 2014 wrote:
Richard Poucher was 30 years old when tried. He was one of a gang that had been terrorising the people of the district. Thomas Lister, Timothy Brammer (alias Tiger, alias Rough Tom) and Thomas Strong (alias Tippler) were tried at previous courts and were executed for the crime. 2 other men were thought to have assisted them, but were not caught.
At his trial his occupation was listed as a “Labouring Banker”.
25/7/1832: Hunter River – Farmer’s man aged 32 – Absconded from James Moodie.
23/3/1836: Newcastle – Shepherd and farmer aged 37, 5’6 ¼” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair and eyes.
Absconded from the Commissariat Department, Newcastle.
Supposed to be concealed in the barque “Leda” which sailed March 19.
Richard Poucher is not listed on the NSW Government Convict Records.
Convict Changes History
David Brammer on 9th December, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 28
England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 28), gend
D Wong on 10th December, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000)