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Jane Baker

Jane Baker, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Baker
Aliases: Jane Lear
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 30th May, 1842
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Theft~simple larceny
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 17th May, 1820
Arrival date: 30th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 123 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 326
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

Bill Piper on 1st August, 2013 wrote:

Jane was a widow. Two sons, William Lear and Stephen Lear, had already been transported to VDL. Younger sons, Isaac Lear and Samuel Lear, were allowed to travel in Morley with her.

Convict Changes History

Bill Piper on 1st August, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1, date of death 30th May, 1842, gender, crime

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