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Robert Riches, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||'ploman' & farm labourer
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Norfolk Quarter Sessions
1st April, 1822
24th July, 1822
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 190 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 150
||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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Anonymous on 25th July, 2012 wrote:
Surname was changed from riches to ritchie sometime after arriving in Australia.
Maureen Withey on 29th August, 2019 wrote:
Sydney Gazette, 25 Aug 1828
Riches Robert, Asia 2, 40, Ploughman, Norfolk,5 feet 7, hazle eyes, light hair, fair pockpitted comp. from his wife, Sutton Forest.
Cindy Fitzgerald on 28th November, 2020 wrote:
Assigned to James Atkinson Argyle Moss vale area n.s.w.Applied to have wife & family join him came out on the Henry 1824.
Wife Ann Munford born 1786 born Skeyton Norfolk married about 19th february1810.5’71/2” fair pockmarked complexion light hair grey eyes. Census 1825 Argyle S Tablelands Sutton Forest australian convict Muster Servant o Mr Atkinson. Riches Mary Free, Elizabeth free, Rachael free, Mary free.
1828 census Sydney Robert Riches Govt Servant 40.Protestant 40 Cambridge St Sydney wife Ann 41,Rachael 17,Elizabeth 15,James 3, Sally 1, Mary 8 Susan
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 25th July, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1788-00-00, date of death 1840-00-00, gender m