Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Richardson

John Richardson, one of 160 convicts transported on the Henry, April 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Richardson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Henry
Departure date: April, 1823
Arrival date: 26th August, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 18
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If John Richardson was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about John Richardson?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 17th July, 2019 wrote:

RICHARDSON, John. Per “Henry”, 1823

1823 Aug 29 - On list of prisoners landed from the “Henry” and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.135)

1824 Nov 20 - On list of convicts maintained by John Wood (Fiche 3117; 4/1840A No.1074 p.357)

1825 Apr 28 - On list of convicts employed by John Wood (Fiche 3145; 4/1843A No.550 p.565)

1825 Apr 15 - Convict in the service of John Wood of Chipping at the last two musters (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.85)
Colonial Secretary Index

GOVERNMENT NOTICE.
COLONIAL SECRETARY’s OFFICE, MAY 31st, 1827.
HIS EXCELLENCY the Governor has been pleased to approve of the following Alterations in the Police of the Colony, viz.-
Penrith.- John Richardson,, per Henry (1), holding a Ticket of Leave, to be Constable, on the Bathurst Road.

The Monitor, Sydney, Tues 12 Jun 1827

D Wong on 18th July, 2019 wrote:

John Richardson was 29 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Yorkshire.

John was 5’7” tall, fair ruddy complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes.

Many John Richardson’s - this is a possible marriage.
24/8/1827: Permission to marry Mary Curran (Midas) - John was 33 and had a TOL, Mary was 30 and on bond.

1827: Married at the Church of England, Castlereagh, NSW.
Children:
1827: Sarah
1831: Ellen
1836: Ellen

1834: TOL, Evan.

16/10/1834: CP

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 17th July, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 18th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au