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Richard Price

Richard Price, one of 270 convicts transported on the Eden, 08 July 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Price
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Returning from transportation
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Eden
Departure date: 8th July, 1840
Arrival date: 18th November, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 271 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 199 (101)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th January, 2022 wrote:

1829 - FIRST Transportation. Arrived in the Colony in the name of Thomas Price. Per Ship; Morley - 1829.
Refer Indent No; 13.
Noted against name; ESCAPED; from the Colony. 1832 TRANSPORTED AGAIN: as Richard Price by the Eden - 1840

1840. NSW Australia Convict Indents. 
Name: Richard Price
Indent No; 44
Age: 43 [1797] Married - 3 female children
Birth Place: Cheshire
Offence; Returning from Transportation
Occupation: Horse-breaker
Trial - 20 August 1830 - Sentence; Life.
Remarks; Transported per ship Morley 5 and escaped

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th January, 2022 made the following changes:

gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th January, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), crime

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