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Lewis Humphreys

Lewis Humphreys, one of 230 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 10 October 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Lewis Humphreys
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Bootmaker
Date of Death: 1853
Age: 43 years

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Montgomery Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodbridge
Departure date: 10th October, 1839
Arrival date: 26th February, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 229 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 106
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

D Wong on 9th February, 2013 wrote:

Lewis Humphreys was a 29 year old boot and shoemaker, who was transported for “drilling the mob in the use of Firearms” in the build-up to the Newport Rebellion.  He was married with 1 child.

Lewis was the illigitmate child of John Humphreys and Elizabeth Jerman, born in Llanidloes.

Lewis lived in the poor quarter of Llanidloes, which was know as Severn Porte.  He had frequent brushes with the law.

16/4/1839: Lewis stole a piece of beef and there was a warrant against him for Larceny.

27/8/1846: COF.

1846: married Rose Newman at Scots Church, Pitt St., Sydney.

1852: Son William was born, he died in 1900 at Hurstbridge.

1853: Lewis died aged 43 at Newtown.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th February, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1810, date of death 1853, gender, occupation

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