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Richard Skinner

Richard Skinner, one of 171 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 11 August 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Skinner
Aliases: Barker (alias)
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 11th August, 1820
Arrival date: 31st December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 368
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

Caitlin C Mackie on 28th April, 2014 wrote:

A newspaper article from England dated Jan 1835 describes the inquest into the death of Ann Barks, mother of Mary who is the wife of Obadiah Slater (shoemaker) of Bingham, Nottinghamshire. She died from excitement after her son Richard Skinner ‘returned home from transportation’. Verdict was it was a natural death.

Convict Changes History

Caitlin C Mackie on 28th April, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Barker (alias) (prev. Barker (Alias))

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