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John Ridout

John Ridout, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 04 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Ridout
Aliases: Rideout
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Farm overseer/cattleman
Date of Death: 1866
Age: 72 years

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 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 4th April, 1822
Arrival date: 15th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 162
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

Laraine Riseley on 8th January, 2014 wrote:

John Ridout/Rideout lived most of his working life at “Keera Station” in the Bingara area of NSW.  Her received his Certificate of Freedom 1835/12/30 and then remained at the station as the head stockman. On(1846/01/15)John married Elizabeth Sutherland a free settler who was a housemaid on the station.  He was 51 years of age and Elizabeth was 17.  They had six childrens.

D Wong on 9th January, 2014 wrote:

John was born in Shaftsbury, Dorset and his father was Philip Ridout.  John had a brother, Philip born 1791 and a sister, Maria born 1797.

1817: John was married to Mary Sutton in Bloomsbury, Middlesex and had 2 children, Mary and Thomas.

At the time of his trial, John was working at The Lion and The Lamb in Golden Lane.

24/7/1822: On lists of prisoners assigned.
11/7/1823, 27/12/1823: On lists of prisoners assigned.  Listed as Ridout and Rideout.

9/8/1823: Convict servant of Robert Lethbridge.  To be victualled from the Stores at Parramatta for 6 months.

1866: NSW BDM - John RIDEOUT died at Patrick Plains.

Elizabeth Sutherland was born 13/4/1828, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died 29/11/1920 in Sydney.  Elizabeth and John had 6 children.

1870: Elizabeth married Charles Sheppeard at Murrurundi.

Convict Changes History

Laraine Riseley on 8th January, 2014 made the following changes:

gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 9th January, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1, date of birth 1794, date of death 1866

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