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Richard Yewdle, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 13 August 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||10th July, 1830
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 257 (130). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 10th September, 2013 wrote:
Richard Yewdle was convicted at Wiltshire 10/03/1827 for horse stealing. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Asia 3’, arriving 07/12/1827.
Aged 23yrs; b. Cosley, Wiltshire; single; Hazel eyes; brown hair; Protestant.
Parents at Frome Woodland.
Further offence in Colony:
15/05/1830 assigned to T. Anstey - sexual assault of child (of his Master). Guilty. Death sentence. Executed 10/07/1830.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 10th September, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1804, date of death 10th July, 1830, gender, occupation, crime