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
The Memory of
cause of Richards of death was not mentioned.
he sense his life was ending?
maybe a dream showed the way to eternity.
Richard Wilkcocks Rest in Peace.
Founders of Australia.
Verse: J. Mortimer # 6409.