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Richard Taylor, one of 270 convicts transported on the Eden, 08 July 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||14th May, 1809
|Date of Death:
||6th January, 1855
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 208 English and NSW BDM records
||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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Bill Wilson on 16th May, 2013 wrote:
Richard Taylor was christened on in kettlewell Yorkshire on the 14/5/1809 Father George Taylor mother Ann Taylor nee Brown Along with his brother Simon Taylor Alias he wrote letters back to his father which survived and now are in the Lancashire Archives. He was assigned to be a Cook at Sydney Hospital where he learnt Bootmaking from another convict and later became a Bootmaker in Narellan NSW. He died suddenly at Narellan NSW aged 47 in 1855 and is buried in St Peters Churchyard Campbelltown NSW.
My name is Bill Wilson and I am the great great grandson of Richard Taylor Via his son George Taylor
Bill Wilson on 9th April, 2017 wrote:
In 1847 while he was a Ticket of Leave Convict he is shown in the “Register of Convicts Given Permission to Marry” marrying a Julia (Lynne) McCarthy or McCarty at Narellan, she was born around 1810/1811 in County Cork, Ireland, they were married by the Rev. Robert Forest, the first minister of St Johns Church, Camden. Richard was a Shoemaker (this from both George & Ellen Taylor’s Marriage Certificates). Richard Taylor died 6.1.1855 at Gledswood (near Narellan) he was buried 8.1.1855 aged 47 years, at St Peter’s Church of England Cemetery, Campbelltown (his headstone is still there) his occupation shoemaker. He is also listed in Convict Records as dying on that date at Camden.
They had three children (1)Ellen Taylor, born 3.1.1844, Factory, Cumberland (Parramatta)
(2) Anne born about 1850 died about 1850 Camden
(3) George George Richard Taylor born 6.11.1849 at Narellan near Camden NSW,George died in Kenmore Hospital for the insane Goulburn 27.7.1914,
Russell David Siemantel on 30th January, 2018 wrote:
My name is Russell Siemantel and I am also the 2nd Great Grandson of Richard Taylor, through his son George Taylor, and his Grandson, Arthur Edward Taylor, his Great Granddaughter Marjorie Mary Kate Taylor.
Convict Changes History
Bill Wilson on 16th May, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 14th May, 1809, date of death 6th January, 1855, gender, occupation, crime