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Lazarus Howlett, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||30th August, 1801
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Suffolk, Town and Boro' of Ipswich Session of Peace and Gaol Delivery
29th April, 1828
25th August, 1828
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 183 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 385 (194)
||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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Anonymous on 6th July, 2011 wrote:
Married Sarah Copley, also a convict
David Snedden on 11th November, 2012 wrote:
Lazarus spent over seven and a half months incarcerated in a prison hulk before transportation. He left behind a wife and two young children.
D Wong on 13th November, 2012 wrote:
Lazarus was 27 years old on arrival. Transported for stealing a shaving brush in a stable. He was 5’7” tall, dark brown hair and eyes.
5/8/1823: Married Lucy Sheldrake and had 2 children.
1834: Free Certificate.
30/1/1837: Married Sarah Copeley (per Hector) they had 11 children.
1876: Lazarus died at Richmond, aged 73. Buried at St. Luke’s Anglican.
Helen Middleton on 27th February, 2018 wrote:
I have a photo of the sandstone headstone of Lazarus Howlett. It has since been painted with white and black enamel paint unfortunately. Email me on firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like a copy. Helen Middleton
Neville Howlett on 24th October, 2019 wrote:
Lazarus was my Great, Great Grandfather. I have a fair bit of information including a detailed family tree if anyone is interested.
PATRICIA on 8th February, 2020 wrote:
I have a tree on the Sheldrake side -the first wife of Lazarus They had a son Richard Howlett Sheldrake whose descendants i have documented if anyone would like to contact me email@example.com
Convict Changes History
David Snedden on 11th November, 2012 made the following changes:
gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 13th November, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 30th August, 1801, date of death 1876