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Richardson, James

James Richardson was sentenced to 14 years transportation for stealing sugar and malt from a warehouse. He arrived in Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) in January 1838 aboard the Neptune. His character was described as 'good' and he had no colonial offences. He was granted a ticket of leave in 1844 and a conditional pardon in September 1847.

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'Richardson, James ', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/richardson-james-29648/text36615, accessed 26 February 2021.

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 14 years