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William Richardson, one of 262 convicts transported on the Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander, January 1787
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
13th May, 1787
26th January, 1788
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 11 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 7 (5), Convict Indent 12188_4_4003_0397-398, Ceres Hulk muster T1/637_166, 102nd Regiment description book Sep 1808, 102nd Reg Index to Casualties
||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 10 Dec 1784 in London, age 22
Delivered to Ceres Hulk where he was recorded from Apr 1786 till 6 Jan 1797, when he was embarked on Alexander for transportation to NSW
A William Richardson who was likely the arrival per Alexander 1788, enlisted in the NSW Corps 2 Mar 1792. This Richardson was reported to be b.1761, Beverley Yorkshire (per Sep 1808 102nd Desc bk) with 16.5yrs service history. He returned to England with the 102nd Regiment in Apr 1810, and was discharged as Serjeant 5 Sep 1811. He does not appear in Kings list of convicts pardoned on condition of joining NSW Corps 1801, due to being on detachment to Norfolk Island when the list was made.
Convict Changes History
Glen on 10th June, 2018 made the following changes:
convicted at, voyage, source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 7 (5), Convict Indent 12188_4_4003_0397-398, Ceres Hulk muster T1/637_166, 102nd Regiment description book Sep 1808, 102nd Reg In