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Richard Sutcliffe

Richard Sutcliffe, one of 300 convicts transported on the Marion, 22 November 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Sutcliffe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1855
Age: 50 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Malicious wounding
Convicted at: Lancaster, Assizes at Liverpool
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 22nd November, 1843
Arrival date: 3rd April, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 495 (229)
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

Leonie Dolley on 26th June, 2013 wrote:

Richard was transported for striking his wife in the face with his fist when he was drunk. He died in the Hobart Hospital 28\11\1855.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 26th June, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1805, date of death 1855, gender, occupation, crime

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