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William Rickard

William Rickard, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 12 March 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Rickard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Bucks. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eden
Departure date: 12th March, 1842
Arrival date: 5th July, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts

References

Primary source: The Rickard Chronicles 1602 to 2002, by Colin Rickard (UK); http://home.exetel.com.au/rickards/, website of Bob Rickards (NSW)
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

Tony Pope on 11th January, 2015 wrote:

William Henry Batavius Rickard married twice. I am researching the descendants of his first marriage, and would be happy to correspond with anyone on this topic (tonypope@internode.on.net)

Convict Changes History

Tony Pope on 11th January, 2015 made the following changes:

source: The Rickard Chronicles 1602 to 2002, by Colin Rickard (UK); http://home.exetel.com.au/rickards/, website of Bob Rickards (NSW) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 15 (9)), date of

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