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Joseph Richards

Joseph Richards, one of 230 convicts transported on the Dudbrook, 17 November 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Richards
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Court Martial Kingston Upper Canada
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Dudbrook
Departure date: 17th November, 1852
Arrival date: 7th February, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 234 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 584
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

Maxine Ingram on 6th February, 2012 wrote:

He is apparently the father (according to the birth certificate No.3005, 28 October, 1855 in Bunbury, Western Australia) of George Joseph who became known as George Joseph Deadman. The mother is recorded as Harriet Woodman, who at that time would have been married or separated from William Deadman

Anonymous on 10th March, 2012 wrote:

Possible father, according to birth certificate, of George Joseph whose mother is recorded as Harriett Deadman(maiden name Woodman).

Convict Changes History

Maxine Ingram on 6th February, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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