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Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers, one of 180 convicts transported on the Sir Godfrey Webster, 04 August 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Rogers
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sir Godfrey Webster
Departure date: 4th August, 1823
Arrival date: 30th December, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 95 (49). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 wrote:

Richard Rogers was convicted at Hereford on 24/03/1823 for sheep stealing. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Sir Godfrey Webster’.
Gaol Report: indifferent
Hulk Report: orderly

Single man; father & mother at native place, small farmer; native place -Herefordshire; farm labourer.

Assignments in Colony.
By 1830 on Ticket of Leave

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 wrote:

Conditional Pardon no. 850 24/04/1836
Free Pardon no. 796 28/10/1841

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1793, gender, occupation, crime

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