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James Lacey

James Lacey, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Lacey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Durham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ann or Anne
Departure date: August, 1809
Arrival date: 27th February, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 424 Tasmanian Records.
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

Maureen Withey on 10th November, 2021 wrote:

James Lacey, for stealing sheep from Joseph Collins, Esq. of Chickney Hall; and Jonathan King, for stealing sheep from Samuel Archer of Basseldon, ...
Oxford University and City Herald, 25 March 1809.

… and James Lacey and Jonathan King for sheep stealing, received sentence of death, but were all reprieved.
Norfolk Chronicle, 25 March 1809.

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Tasmanian Records.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-3$init=CON13-1-3p4
List of Individuals resident in Van Diemens Land and their details, taken from the Indents of their respective ships. Date of document: 30 July 1829.
James Lacey, per Anne 2 (Clark) 1810, Tried at Essex Ass. 13 Mar 1809, Life.

Maureen Withey on 10th November, 2021 wrote:

Hobart Town Courier, 25 Dec 1830.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE, [No.228] Colonial Secretary’s Office, Dec. 20 1830. -
The Lieutenant Governor has been pleased to direct, that the names of those individuals who have received either absolute or conditional remissions of their sentences, and, of which His Majesty’s allowance has been signified, be published for general information,
Conditional Pardons.
James Lacey, 21, Ann.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th November, 2021 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 424 Tasmanian Records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 424), gender: m, crime

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