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Richard Poucher

Richard Poucher, one of 290 convicts transported on the Exmouth, 03 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Poucher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Exmouth
Departure date: 3rd March, 1831
Arrival date: 28th July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 28 England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975
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

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)

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