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James Richardson

James Richardson, one of 404 convicts transported on the Pitt, June 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Richardson
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1757
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Bucks. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pitt
Departure date: June, 1791
Arrival date: 14th February, 1792
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 402 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 156
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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Glen on 10th June, 2018 wrote:

Tried 5 Mar 1791, Aylesbury Bucks, sentenced to 7yrs per convict indent 1150_SZ115_0327

Pardoned on condition of enlisting in the NSW Corps

James Richardson - enlisted 1 Jul 1792,  b. 1757, St Giles Northampton per Sep 1808 102nd Regiment Description book

Convict Changes History

Glen on 10th June, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1757 (prev. 0000)

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