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Richard Sharples

Richard Sharples, one of 208 convicts transported on the Lady Harewood, 24 March 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Sharples
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York (Borough and Soke of Doncaster) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Harewood
Departure date: 24th March, 1829
Arrival date: 28th July, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 273 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 25 (15)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st April, 2022 wrote:

1839 - Burials in the Parish of Trinity.
No; 768
Name; Richard Sharples
Abode; Hospital
When buried; 13 October
Age; 36 years
Ship’s Name; Lady Harewood
Quality or profession. Convict

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st April, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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