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Lazarus Hempstead

Lazarus Hempstead, one of 389 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 10 August 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Lazarus Hempstead
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing a sheep
Convicted at: Essex, Chelmsford General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 10th August, 1842
Arrival date: 28th November, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 390 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 183 (93)
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 17th September, 2019 wrote:

Conduct Record: aged 22, Farm Labourer, Tried 4 June 1842, Transported for Stealing part of a Sheep, Single, can neither read nor write, Protestant
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-32$init=CON33-1-32p155

D Wong on 17th September, 2019 wrote:

4/1/1842 Essex Standard Essex, England:
ESSEX QUARTER SESSION
Lazarus Hempstead, 22, labourer, charged with having stolen, at Brundon, two hind-quarters of mutton, the property of Joseph Eaton, Hale of Somerton, in the county of Sluffolk.___Ten years’ transportation.

Sent to the Leviathan Hulk.

Lazarus was born at Bon Marton near Sudbury.

Father: John
Brothers: Edward, Thomas, William - at native place.
Sisters, Eliza, Sarah, Susan.

Lazarus was single, 5’3ΒΌ” tall, fresh complexion, black hair, no whiskers, brown eyes, scar on forefinger right hand, scar on chin.

7/12/1847: TOL

13/10/1849: Working for Mr. Thorpe at the Huon.

19/3/1850: TOL revoked for being absent from muster.

Found no further mention of Lazarus in Tasmania or elsewhere.

Convict Changes History

Mandi on 16th September, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 17th September, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 183 (93) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 183 (93)), date

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