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Richard Sumner

Richard Sumner, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Sumner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1768
Occupation: Cotton spinner
Date of Death: 8th October, 1838
Age: 70 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 Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 113 (58)
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 23rd December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Guildford - 1827
Name; Richard Summer. Age; 59
No; 49
Read or write. Married - 4 children
Native County; Preston
Trade; Cotton weaver
Offence; Horse Stealing
Trial; Lancaster - 14 Aug 1826 - Life - 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft. 4 3/4
Complexion; Dark Sallow
Hair; Dk. Brown to grey
Eyes; Brown
Assigned; Cooper & Levy for their farm
Date of Certificate; 38/356
Additional Remarks; DIED in Parramatta Hospital on the 8th October 1838. No; 38/10
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1768 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th October, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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