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Lewis Humphreys, one of 230 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 10 October 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
10th October, 1839
26th February, 1840
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 229 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 106
||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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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.
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