Transported Convicts (1789-1826)

Richard Sadler (alias Cox)

Richard Sadler (alias Cox) was born in 1794 and lived in Awre where he worked as a labourer. On 31 March 1819, at the age of 25, he was sentenced to death which was commuted to transportation for life for stealing three sheep from Thomas Packer of Newland. After a spell on the hulk, Justitia, he was transferred to the Neptune which set sail for New South Wales on 23 March 1820.

He was given a ticket of leave on 28 August 1838 and a conditional pardon on 2 March 1846.

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