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Ephraim Lake

Ephraim Lake, one of 160 convicts transported on the Southworth, 23 June 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ephraim Lake
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bedford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 23rd June, 1830
Arrival date: 19th October, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 385 (195) Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service, Bedfordshire Gaol Register at https://apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/detail.aspx?id=4399
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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Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2020 wrote:

Annual Return of Convicts assigned in the Richmond District 1830
https://stors.tas.gov.au/POL584-1-1 page 1

Assigned to Geo. Burns, Roslyn, Coal River,
Oct 1830,
Ephraim Lake, Southworth, Conduct:  a good workman and very well behaved.

Dianne Jones on 28th April, 2021 wrote:

Gaol Record Detail For: Ephraim Lake

Record ID: 4399
Commital Year: 1830
Reference Doc: BLARS QGV10/1
ID in Reference Doc: 121
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Hair Colour: Brown
Complexion: pale
Residence(town/village): Pirton
Residence(county): Hertfordshire
Offence: Stealing Poultry
Committed By: Rev.J.Hull
When Committed: 01/01/1830
Trial Type: Lent Assizes 1830
Type of Gaol: Bedford County Gaol
Sentence: 14 Years Transportation
How Disposed: Delivered on board the Justitia Woolwich
Discharge Date: 18/03/1830

Dianne Jones on 28th April, 2021 wrote:

1841, 23 March: Ephraim Lake, 28, married Ann Parks, 24, at St Luke’s Richmond (see https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD37-1-2p143j2k).

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Dianne Jones on 28th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), crime

Dianne Jones on 28th April, 2021 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 385 (195) Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service, Bedfordshire Gaol Register at https://apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/detail.aspx?id=4399 (prev. Australi

Dianne Jones on 28th April, 2021 made the following changes:

occupation

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