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James Richardson, one of 214 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 11 March 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||17th March, 1898
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 26
||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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Laurelle Roehner on 19th January, 2016 wrote:
Convicted at age 14 stealing snuff pipes through broken window in tobacco shop in Marylebone uk owned by widow Mary Cuthbertson. Richardson was sentenced to death at age 14 at The Old Bailey.
Was then given Conditional Pardon and sent to Australia on the Waterloo in 1833. His family followed. He died in 1898 after having 13 children.
Convict Changes History
Laurelle Roehner on 19th January, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 17th March, 1898 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime