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Ralph Riddle, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
5th May, 1836
31st August, 1836
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 399 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 275 (140)
||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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D Wong on 3rd May, 2014 wrote:
Edinburgh Court of Justicary:
Trial papers relating to Ralph Riddle for the crime of theft, habit and repute, and previous conviction. Tried at High Court, Edinburgh
Dates 20 Jan 1834.
Accused Ralph Riddle, son of Ralph Riddle, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Imprisonment - 18 months Previous convictions: theft. Note: Pannel cannot write.
9 Nov 1835.
Trial papers relating to Ralph Riddle, Richard MacLeod for the crime of theft and previous conviction. Tried at High Court, Edinburgh.
Ralph Riddle, son of Ralph Riddle, sawyer, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years Previous convictions: theft
Richard MacLeod, son of Thomas McLeod, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years Previous convictions: theft.
March 1841: Absconded from Stockade Twenty-mile Hollow, since 12th inst.
Ralph was then: 21, labourer, 4’5½” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, light brown hair, hazel eyes, slight scar back of left hand.
Ralph is not listed on the NSW Gov. Records and after 1841 no other records of him found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 3rd May, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime