Contribute to this record
Joseph Richardson, one of 270 convicts transported on the James Pattison, 10 July 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 84
||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 Joseph 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.
D Wong on 17th September, 2014 wrote:
Joseph Richardson was born in Liverpool, England. I His parents were Henry and Margaret (nee
Joseph was assigned to David Archer of Berrima,
N.S.W. and to Lieutenant Benjamin Baxter who had a run which extended across Port Melbourne and St. Kilda, and which included “Pleasant Hill” on the site of the old Spencer Street Railway Offices which was known as “Batman’s Hill” where Batman built a house for himself.
Sept. 1845: TOL
In the early 1850’s he purchased 20 acres of
land in Brighton.
10/2/1851: Married Sarah Arbuckle at St. Andrew’s Brighton, and they had 12 children: Jane 1852; William Henry 1854; Joseph 1857; Richard 1861; Sarah and Elizabeth 1863; Matilda 1864; Henry Thomas 1867; Walter George 1870; Alice Mary 1872; Isabella Blanche 1875.
Sarah was born 12/12/1833 and died 2/5/1908 at Cowes, Victoria. Sarah arrived with sisters Mary, and Ann Arbuckle, they came from Strabane, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland arrived on the Derwent together in 1850. On arrival, they all went with their brother-in-law, George Hunter of Flinders Lane. They were Irish famine orphans who were in the Earl Grey scheme.
Joseph and Sarah lived at Brighton until 1856 when he made a handsome profit on his land, enabling them to move to Kyneton where he bought more land. From Kyneton they moved to Phillip Island when it was open to freehold selection in 1868. He was able to purchase farms for his sons and blocks of land for his daughters.
Joseph died 19/6/1892, aged 73 and his estate was valued at £6643. Sarah was to have the use of those lands while she was alive but they were to pass to their children on her death. When she died in 1908, her estate was valued at 23 pounds.
Both Joseph and Sarah are buried at Cowes, Victoria.
Convict Changes History
Ken Bruton on 16th September, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime