Bartholomew Richards (c.1767–1793)

BARTHOLOMEW RICHARDS was an Irish convict who was tried and convicted in Dublin, Ireland, in 1792 for stealing a cow and sentenced to seven years transportation. RICHARDS sailed from Cork, Ireland, per Sugar Cane (1793) and arrived in the colony on 17 September 1793, but did not last long. He was the “BARTHOWLEMEW RICHARDS, Convict” [sic] who was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 21 December 1793, with a recorded age of 26 years.


Names

  • Alternate: BARTHOWLEMEW RICHARDS (c.f. burial record)

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location unknown, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

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# Convict

# Irish

# Trial Place: Dublin, Ireland

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Sugar Cane (1793)

# Burial year: 1793

# Grave: unmarked


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