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Levi Chester, one of 240 convicts transported on the Canton, 20 September 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||'ploman' & farm labourer
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 94
||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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Jan Walker on 11th January, 2015 wrote:
5ft 51/2 ins tall. Stout, fresh complexion, oval visage, dark brown hair, hazel eyes. Arrived Hobart 12 Jan 1840. 18 month probation at Bridgewater then worked for Mr F Bryant New Norfolk. TOL granted March 2nd 1846. Conditional pardon Feb 1848.
16 Sep 1852 married Sarah Lee. Settled Melbourne. 3 children.
Left wife Jane in Somerset who he had married 1831 plus 3 children. He had lived at Steerpoint, Burton Lane, East Coker when in England.
Convict Changes History
Jan Walker on 11th January, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1893 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime