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William Alcock

William Alcock, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Alcock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Norfolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 7th September, 1840
Arrival date: 5th February, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 218. Archives Office of Tasmania, Description List (CON18-1-26)& Indent (CON14-1-5)& Conduct Record (CON33-1-5)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 20th October, 2018 wrote:

Description List:- Trade: Stock Keeper, Aged 53, Native Place: Norwich
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON18-1-26,208,4,F,60

Convict Indent No.954:- Aged 53, Trade: Farm Labourer (hulk stock ?), Convicted: 18 March 1840, Widower, 1 child, Religion: CE, Remarks: Stealing a blanket from the workhouse - one month for shirt - again 3 for begging
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON14-1-5,134,6,L,80

Iris Dunne on 20th October, 2018 wrote:

Conduct Record:- Aged 53, Can neither read nor write, Trade: F.Laborer (milk) Stockkeeper, Transported for stealing wearing apparel. Gaol Report Bad, before, Hulk Report Good, Married, One child. Stated this stealing a blanket from the workhouse, Pros. Mr. Woodhouse. Once 4 months for shirt, Again 3 for begging 1 & 2 weeks. 19 December 1846 T.L. 21/5/1850 T.L. Certfree 20/3/1854 Launceston.
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-5,347,10,F,60

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 26th September, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 20th October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 218. Archives Office of Tasmania, Description List (CON18-1-26)& Indent (CON14-1-5) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class

Iris Dunne on 20th October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 218. Archives Office of Tasmania, Description List (CON18-1-26)& Indent (CON14-1-5)& Conduct Record (CON33-1-5) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Projec

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