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James Baker

James Baker, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Baker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 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 214. NSW & Tasmania, Convict Pardons (Class: HO 10; Piece: 59). Archive Office of Tasmania, Conduct Record (CON33-1-5) & Description Record (CON18-1-26)
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 26th September, 2018 wrote:

Conduct Record:
Convicted Date: 3 Feb 1840, Aged 19, Trade: Tailor 2 years, Transported for Larceny, Protestant, can read only, Single
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-5,347,21,F,60

Description Record:
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON18-1-26,208,12,F,60

Pardon after being in colony for 9 years and 5 months, 1 year and 4 months with TOL: “Having recently captured a man in the act of sheep stealing after watching 14 nights successively - His conduct has been otherwise good”

Convict Changes History

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

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 214. NSW & Tasmania, Convict Pardons (Class: HO 10; Piece: 59). Archive Office of Tasmania, Conduct Record (CON33-1-5) & Description Record (CON18-1-2

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