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William Richards

William Richards, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 22 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Richards
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Bristol City Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 22nd September, 1819
Arrival date: 21st January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 221 (112) All departments ADM - Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies Records of Medical and Prisoner of War Departments ADM 101 - Admiralty and predecessors: Office of the Director General of the Medical Department of the Navy and predecessors: Medical Journals Convict Ships etc. ADM 101/23/2 - Medical and surgical journal of the Eliza convict shi
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

Wendy Lane on 7th April, 2016 wrote:

From ships surgeons Notes of voyage

Folio 25: William Richards, aged 44, Convict; disease or hurt, strictures. Taken ill, 12 November 1819. Treatment continues to folio 27, no discharge date recorded but re-enters sick list 4 December 1819, folio 31, with catarrh.Had a discharge from his urethra some years previously treated by injection, for some months had his urine pass in a very small sometimes divided stream.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Lane on 7th April, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 221 (112) All departments ADM - Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies Records of Medical and Prisone

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