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Richard Waddicar, one of 170 convicts transported on the Pyramus, 16 November 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 392
||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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Anonymous on 2nd May, 2012 wrote:
Richard WADDICA Was transported for stealing 2 pies. He was 16 years old and had previous convictions for stealing a dinner and 2 for misdemeaners, he was from Debworth, Preston.
Described as: 4’6 1/4" tall, blue eyes, brown hair, sallow complexion, oval face and small nose.
Hulk report: Good, very ignorant and idle, twice imprisoned for vagrancy, Single.
COF June 1847.
Colonial Times, Hobart, 30/5/1851; Richard Waddica charged with stealing 4 tame ducks, the propoerty of James Norris. Verdict, guilty - to be severally imprisoned and kept to hard labour for 2 years. (At this time he was 26 and was now 5’3" tall).
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 2nd May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1826-00-00, gender m