Richard was born before 17 JAN 1805 in Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, the son of Joseph Terry and Anne Read.[Note 2]
He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Mary Paxton, whom he married on 29 MAY 1837 in Finmere, Oxfordshire. Their three known children were Elizabeth (1837-?), Ann (1839-?) and Fanny (1842-<1843).
His second wife was Jane Bartlett, whom he married on 30 JUN 1853 in Perth, Australia. They had no known children.
|Birth||BEF 17 JAN 1805||
|See Note 2|
|Baptism||17 JAN 1805||
|Census||06 JUN 1841||
1841 census of Tingewick
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See Note 4
|Immigration||09 NOV 1844||
Terry research by Peter Terry
Cross Family Research
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BIOGRAPHY: Transported with 5 others (including 2 nephews) to Tasmania in 1844 for their part in the rape of Mrs Pepper
Richard Terry, tried at Aylesbury Assizes on 9th March 1844 for the rape of Mrs Ann Pepper. He was sentenced to transportation for life. They found he aided and abetted in the rape. Arrived at Norfolk Island per Agincourt on 9th November 1844. He arrived in Tasmania in 1847. Also on board for same crime his uncle Richard Terry and his brother Joseph. Conduct in colony; 19 Nov 1844, Norfolk Island/ larceny, 7 days in irons, 9th May 1848 probation pass-holder, 8th Feb. 1850 prisoners barracks , Launceston/ misconduct in not proceeding according to his pass and producing a forged one. Six months imprisionment and hard labour. 5th Dec 1854, ticket of leave, 25 Nov 1856, conditional pardon. Description; Occ. farm labourer, height; 5.4 1/2; age 23, complexion dark,head oval, hair grey, whiskers grey, visage oval, forehead narrow, eyebrows dark, eyes hazel, nose medium, mouth medium, Church of England, could not read or write. ...others committed the crime, John Hale, William Adams and Thomas Sprately.
Date calculated from Christening
age ~35, ag lab, with wife, 2 dau
ADDRESS FOLIO SNUM Same ORDNUM SURNAME FIRNAME yob AGENUM AGE SEX OCCUP BornInCounty BornSIF
16b 141 No 1 Terry Richard 1802- 1806 35 M Ag Lab Yes
16b 141 No 2 Terry Mary 1812- 1816 25 F No
16b 141 No 3 Terry Elizabeth 1838 3 F Yes
16b 141 No 4 Terry Ann 1840 1 F Yes
arrived aboard 'Agincourt'
Three TERRYs, not in my direct line, namely Richard (1805 - ) and his nephews Richard (1823 - ) and Joseph (1825 - ) were transported to Tasmania in 1843/44 for their (indirect) involvement in the rape of Ann Pepper at Gawcott
Emigration: transp; arr 9 11 1844 Norf Is "Agincourt"2, arr Tas 1847. Research: trial 9 3 1844 Aylesbury, life;.
|Source:||Terry research by Peter Terry|
|Source:||Cross Family Research|
|Authors:||Margaret & Eric Smith|
|Publisher:||Word documents emailed to SKF April 2003|
|Source:||1841 census of Tingewick|
|Authors:||Enumerated 6/7th June 1841: tr. SKF Jan 2003|
|Publisher:||photocopies supplied by the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies, Aylesbury|
|Source:||Miscellaneous Internet pages|