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Richard Yardy

Richard Yardy, one of 306 convicts transported on the Mary Ann, 06 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Yardy
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 3rd October, 1894
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Cambridge. Isle of Ely Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: 6th July, 1835
Arrival date: 11th November, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 103 (54)
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

Ian Raper on 13th November, 2014 wrote:

website: Australia NSW Name - Cemetery Search. Search for Richard Yardy. There is a headstone featuring Richard Yardy and his wife Bridget Yardy (nee Gorman). The date of ‘3 October 1894’ and ‘79 years’ is clearly displayed.
He stole a coat and was sentenced to 7yrs 6 months.

Convict Changes History

Elaine Cicchinelli on 1st February, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 12th March, 1892 (prev. 0000), crime

Ian Raper on 13th November, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 3rd October, 1894 (prev. 12th March, 1892)

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