Richard Willcocks.

 Place of birth not listed.

Birth circa 1762—Died 1788. 


Richard Willcocks, with William Jenkins (qv) and a third man, was sentenced at Exeter on 30 March 1786 to transportation for seven years for an assault with sticks and an intention to commit robbery. Sent to the Dunkirk hulk aged 23, his behavior was “tolerably decent and orderly”. On 11 March 1787 he was discharged to Charlotte, but did not survive the first year NSW. He was buried at Port Jackson on 16 December 1788.





To The Memory of

Richard Willcocks.


The cause of Richards of death was not mentioned.


Did he sense his life was ending?

Or maybe a dream showed the way to eternity.

May Richard Wilkcocks Rest in Peace.




Founders of Australia.

M. Gillen.


Verse: J. Mortimer # 6409.


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