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Richard Hayman (1770–1826)

Richard Hayman was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing and pawning a watch found on a table at his workplace, the Sugar-Loaf Inn, Bell Yard. He arrived in Sydney in 1792 aboard the Pitt. In 1802 he had 10 acres of land at Mulgrave Place; four years later he had 20 acres. By 1814 he and his family were living 'off stores'.

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Middlesex, England


August, 1826 (aged ~ 56)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years
Court: unknown