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Convict record of Richard Terry (the elder)

  1. Richard Terry was tried at Aylesbury Assizes on 9 March 1844 and sentenced to transportation for life for rape
  2. Gaol Report: first conviction, widower, two children. Stated this offence, aiding and abetting in a rape ( Ann Pepper). 2 months for an assault
  3. Terry arrived at Norfolk Island per Agincourt on 9 November 1844. He came to Van Diemens Land in 1847.
  4. Offences and Sentences
    1. 14 January 1847 Norfolk Island / Bringing some pine knots out of the bush 6 days solitary confinement.
    2. 9 May 1848 Probation pass-holder
    3. 5 September 1854 Ticket of Leave
    4. 16 September 1856 Conditional Pardon
  5. Description:
    1. Trade: Bullock driver and farm labourer
    2. Height: 56
    3. Age: 41
    4. Complexion: swarthy
    5. Head: small
    6. Hair: dark
    7. Whiskers: none
    8. Visage: oval
    9. Forehead: low
    10. Eyebrows: dark
    11. Eyes: grey
    12. Nose: medium
    13. Mouth: medium
    14. Chin: medium
    15. Native Place: near Buckingham
    16. Church of England
    17. Can read (CON 33/83)
  6. Marriages NS 373/32 - Richard Terry, aged 47, passholder, married Jane Stanbroak, aged 46 at the Perth Church on 30 June 1853