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William Richardson

William Richardson, one of 262 convicts transported on the Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander, January 1787

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Richardson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1762
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Alexander
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 26th January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 11 other convicts

References

Primary 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 Index to Casualties
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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Community Contributions

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

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