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Zachariah Ayres

Zachariah Ayres, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Zachariah Ayres
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 24th May, 1883
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 10 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 219 (111). UK Prison Hulk, Registers and Letter Books (Class: HO9; Piece: 15). England & Wales, Criminal Registers (Class: HO 27; Piece: 61; Page: 360). Tasmania, Reports of Crime (AU6103-1880 Tasmania Reports of Crime 1880). Ancestry. Archives Office of Tasmania, Conduct Record (CON33-1-5) & Description List (CON18-1-26). Linc.
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 5th October, 2018 wrote:

Prison Hulk No.9274: aged 21, Convicted: 20 July 1840, Ship York moored at Gosport, Date received: 29 July 1840, Offence: Housebreaking & Robbery

Criminal Register: aged 21, Convicted: 20 July 1840, Offence: Warehouse breaking, Sentence: Transportation 10 years

Conduct Record: aged 21, Trade: Farm Laborer, Protestant, can read and write a little, Transported for Housebreaking & Robbery, Gaol Report: Bad in prison, Married, wife Elizabeth Northampton, Ticket of Leave 6th March 1846, Free Cert. 20 August 1850
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-5,347,11,F,60

Description List: aged 21, Trade: Farm servant, many tattoos
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON18-1-26,208,5,L,43

Crime: New Norfolk on 4 Dec 1879, Offence: Idle and disorderly, Sentence: 3 months, Native Place: Oxfordshire, Aged 60

Death: 24 May 1883 in General Hospital Hobart, ward 6, aged 67, Trade: Laborer, Cancer of asophagus, pauper
https://stors.tas.gov.au/HSD145-1-1$init=1471860
https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD35-1-10p112j2k

Convict Changes History

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

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 5th October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 219 (111). UK Prison Hulk, Registers and Letter Books (Class: HO9; Piece: 15). England & Wales, Criminal Registers (Class: HO 27; Piece: 61; Page: 360

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