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Richard Tippett

Richard Tippett, one of 304 convicts transported on the Sea Park, 30 December 1853

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Tippett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Stonecutter
Date of Death: 1905
Age: 83 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Cornwall. Bodmin Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Sea Park
Departure date: 30th December, 1853
Arrival date: 5th April, 1854
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 304 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 38
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

D Wong on 6th June, 2019 wrote:

Richard Tippett was 31 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Cornwall.

Richard was single, 5’5½” tall, sandy hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, stout, freckled and pockmarked.

Father William, mother Margaret Berrison.

5/4/1854: TOL

30/6/1856: Permission to Marry Mary Jordan.

24/6/1856: Married at Culham Toodyay, WA.
1856: Richard Tippett, died 1856 aged 1 day.
1860: Louisa Tippett
1862: Elizabeth Tippett
1862: Mary Ann Tippett, died 1862 aged 1 day.
Children all born at Toodyay, WA.

Oct. 1860: Free by Servitude.

1905: Richard Tippett died, aged 83 at the Old Men’s Home, Perth, WA.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th June, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1905 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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