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John Richards, one of 230 convicts transported on the England, 06 June 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 72. Convict Printed Indentures 1835 and Government Gazette Dated Friday 22 Oct 1847.
||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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Wendy Smith on 2nd January, 2020 wrote:
The Convict Indentures state that John Richards was described as being 29 years of age; could read and write; Religion Protestant, Married with one son. He was a native of Plymouth and was a cabinet maker, upholsterer, complete. He was convicted of stealing money at the Dorset shire Quarter Sessions on 6 January 1835 and found guilty. He was sentenced to 14 years. He had one prior conviction for which he served two months. Physical attributes Height 5 feet 3 inches; complexion dark sallow; hair dark brown and eyes Hazel grey. Prisoner number 35-2086 and transport number 83.
Received his ticket of leave in 1844 - number 44/918. Government Gazette of Friday 22 October 1847 states that his ticket of leave was cancelled du to him absconding from Queanbeyan District, reported by Queanbeyan Bench.
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 2nd January, 2020 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 72. Convict Printed Indentures 1835 and Government Gazette Dated Friday 22 Oct 1847. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Clas