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Richard Ruskin

Richard Ruskin, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Ruskin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 30th March, 1839
Age: 52 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 17th September, 1819
Arrival date: 27th January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 231 (117)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th June, 2020 wrote:

Richard Ruskin - Prince Regent

Date of Death: March 1839. Reported in Patrick Plains to have died from a an injury received in a fall from a horse

Australian Convict Transportation Registers -  Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868

Name: Richard Ruskin. Vessel: Prince Regent
Convicted Date: 3 Mar 1819
Voyage Date: 17 Sep 1819
Place of Conviction: Hertford, Hertfordshire, England

Sentence; Life

1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy)

Name: Richard Ruskins
Estimated birth year: abt 1787
Arrival Ship: Prince Regent
Arrival year: 1820
District: Patricks Plains
Residence Age: 41
Residence: New South Wales, Australia
Residence Date: 1828

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th March, 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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