HARDMAN - January 2021
HARDMAN - January 2021
Rick Smith
This web page is about the HARDMAN families of Lancashire, England pre 1817. Transported as a convict to Tasmania via Sydney on the "Sir William Bensley" in 1817. Mainly northern Tasmania 1817+, and Western Australia, Australia; New Zealand.

Richard HARDMAN (about 1784 - 1830) was transported as a convict to Tasmania via Sydney on the "Sir William Bensley" in 1817. He was charged along with William Duncan, James Shaw with having assaulted and robbed James Scholfield of a pocket book and seven Bank of England notes, "for one pound each", on the King's Highway at Birtle-cum-Bamford, near Rochdale, Lancashire, England.

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