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Richard Walsh

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Walsh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Convict Indentures (handwritten)
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 3rd February, 2020 wrote:

The Australian Convict Indentures states that Richard Walsh was 28 years old.  He was married with 4 children and could read and write; religion Roman Catholic and was a labourer.  He was a native of Cork.  He was convicted of robbing a house at Cork on 28 March 1828.  He was sentenced to life and had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 3 inches; complexion fresh; hair brown and eyes blue.  Transport number 62.
Assigned to Mr Brown, Abbor….
Certificate of Freedom 36/248.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 3rd February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australian Convict Indentures (handwritten) (prev. ), firstname: Richard, surname: Walsh, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1801, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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