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Thomas Richards

Thomas Richards, one of 200 convicts transported on the Morley, 05 August 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Richards
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 5th August, 1829
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 145 (75)
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 29th April, 2021 wrote:

1835 - 8 Oct. Certificate of Freedom. 35/1121
Prisoners No; 29/2014
Ship; Morley - 1829
Age; 34 [1801]
Native Place; Jamaica
Trade or calling; Seaman & Cook
Offence; Stealing
Trial; Middlesex G D - 11 Sept 1828. 7 years
Height; 5 ft.
Eyes; Dark Brown
Hair; Black Curley
Completion; Dark

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th April, 2021 wrote:

Possible Death;
New South Wales, Australia, Liverpool St Luke.
No; 662
Name; Thomas Richards
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When buried; 1837, 30 Jan
Age; 28
Ship’s Name; Morley
Quality or profession. Free - From County of Argyle
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; Richard Taylor, M.A

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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