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Isaac Comer

Isaac Comer, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Auckland, 13 July 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Comer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Somerset, Bath Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lord Auckland
Departure date: 13th July, 1844
Arrival date: 15th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 243 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 131 (67)
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

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 wrote:

Former soldier in 73rd regiment discharged for drunkenness, native of Bath.
Records show that he was a Protestant & could read.
physical description listed as:
Height: 5’ 4½”, Complexion: Ruddy, Head: Oval,
Hair: Brown, Whiskers: D Red, Visage: Oval,
Forehead: Medium height, Eyebrows: D Brown,
Nose: long & Thin, Mouth: Medium, Chin: Medium

Eyes: D Brown,

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 wrote:

correction, Height should read: 5’ 11½”

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 wrote:

physical description:
On right arm:
man smoking pipe, S.C., woman with a glass, Jane Bell, woman & man smoking pipe, R.C., glass & jug on table, man, C.C., sundry stars, a half moon, man & woman hand in hand, sun, woman with glass W.M., woman with glass, mermaid & sun.
On back of right hand:
anchor, crucifixion, J. B.,J.C. & 7 stars.
A ring on the middle finger of right hand.
On his left arm:
Highlander, man with hat in his hand arm in arm with a woman, B.J.C.,blue square, turkey fowl, sun, J.C., J.B.,crown, anchor (upside down), crucifix, anchor, sun, woman, crucifixion, sun, half-moon, 9 dots, heart & darts, shears.
Bracelet on left wrist, 21 dots, 7 stars, anchor, 5 hearts, A.J.B. & sun on back of left hand.
On his breast:
Ship, mermaid, hull of a ship, 2 men sparring.
On his right thigh:
woman, 7 stars, crucifixion, sun & moon.
On his left thigh:
Man smoking a pipe, mermaid with comb & looking glass, 7 stars, a woman with dove in her hand, man hanging from a gallows, man & ladder.
There is also a ring around belly.
Seven stars, 2 rings & an anchor between legs on his yard (penis).

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000)

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