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John Richman

John Richman, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Auckland, 13 July 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Richman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Watch chain maker
Date of Death: 1856
Age: 31 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Southampton, Newport Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Auckland
Departure date: 13th July, 1844
Arrival date: 15th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 243 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 132
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

Leonie Dolley on 15th June, 2013 wrote:

Johns trade was a watchmaker. He was accidentally killed at New Norfolk 1856.

Jenny Cox on 6th April, 2021 wrote:

John re-offended when he was coming toward the end of his 7 year Sentence. He was Sentenced to Transportation again, this time for Life, and sent to Norfolk Island, where he was accidentally killed.
He was age 19 when he Stole from his Employer Henry Shaw, of Lymington, Hampshire. His Brother William was also involved, he played a lesser role, receiving Stolen Goods, and he was acquitted. 
I have only recently discovered these reprobates in the Family.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 15th June, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1825, date of death 1856, gender, occupation, crime

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