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life span was 51 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Nell Murphy on 12th September, 2016 wrote:
John RICHMOND was convicted at the Hobart Supreme Court, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on 20 Nov 1826 for stealing 23 sheets of tin. 7 yr sentence. John was a soldier in the 40th Regiment.
Aged 28yrs. trade - glazier.
Native Place: St. Mary’s, York, England.
Assigned to Macquarie Harbour.
10 Dec 1827 - abscond into the woods. 50 lashes & 3mths in irons.
26 April 1828 - refuse to work. 36 lashes
10 May 1828 - selling his shirt - 100 lashes, remitted to 25.
28 July 1828 - destroying his bed. 36 lashes.
23 Dec 1828 - making away with his jacket. 50 lashes.
28 Feb 1829 - refusing to work. Reprimand.
6 Jan 1830 - making away with tin & solder, property of the Govt. 3 days solitary confinement, on bread & water.
17 June 1830 - making away with a sheet of tin, property of the Crown. 3 months in Gang at ....Island.
14 July 1830 - refuse to work. Acquitted.
7 Sept 1832 - insolence to Capt. Jackson of the cutter Charlotte. 36 lashes & placed in confinement in Prison Barracks until he can be sent to Port Arthur Penal settlement.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 12th September, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. http://trove.nla.gov.au (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Richmond, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, cri