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Lydia Kent, one of 191 convicts transported on the Garland Grove, 07 September 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||16th February, 1843
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 206. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th April, 2014 wrote:
Lydia Kent was convicted at Stafford for stealing jewelry and clothes. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Garland Grove’, arriving 20/01/1843.
Single; aged 24yrs; Church of England; b. Stafford; light blue eyes; light brown hair; can read; house maid/laundress/dairy maid.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: very quiet & industrious.
Died shortly after arriving in Colony, at St. Mary’s Hospital on 16/02/1843.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th April, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 206. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 206), da