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Lydia Farrell

Lydia Farrell, one of 404 convicts transported on the Pitt, June 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Lydia Farrell
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1757
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1823
Age: 66 years

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 7 years

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pitt
Departure date: June, 1791
Arrival date: 14th February, 1792
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 402 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 167 (85)
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

Marion Starr on 15th January, 2014 wrote:

The book Murder, Mayhem & Misdemeanours - Early Settlers at the Cowpasture River 1810 -1830, contains stories and biographies for 122 people, including Lydia Farrell and her family. Details here: https://sites.google.com/site/acolonialheritage/

KATHLEAN BARBARA THOMAS on 16th December, 2020 wrote:

In England when in jail had a child but it
either died or someone took it no record.

Convict Changes History

Marion Starr on 15th January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1757 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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