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Richard Whitaker

Richard Whitaker, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Whitaker
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 260
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

Maureen Withey on 8th May, 2019 wrote:

Richard Whitaker, for stealing bank-notes from the person of Wm. Gingell, was sentenced to transportation for life;
Salisbury Journal, 2 Aug 1819

Richard was sent to Tasmania.

Richard Whitaker
Conditional Pardon No 1394, 21 Aug 1837.
Any country except Europe, 26.8. 45.
Tas. Record CO31-1-45 Image 71

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