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Richard Wise, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th October, 1850
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 95 (49)
||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 24th July, 2012 wrote:
Richard Wise was indicted along with John Seabrook for stealing 50 gallons of rum worth 30 pounds, from the vessel Hoy on the Thames.
He was 36, 5’9" tall, black hair, brown eyes, dark ruddy complexion. he was also married with 4 children.
On arrival he was assigned to Isaac Nicholls, Sydeny.
He then received an Absolute Pardon.
Richard married Elizabeth Burridge nee Dalton on 28/3/1801 in Lewisham Kent.
Elizabeth and the 4 children arrived in Sydney in 1814 per Broxbornebury.
By 1821 Richard had been granted land in Tasmania and he and Elizabeth and family move to Tasmania.
11/10/1850: Richard died at Longford Tasmania aged 73.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 24th July, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1777-00-00, date of death 1850-10-11, gender m