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William Lamb

William Lamb, one of 296 convicts transported on the Pyrenees, 31 January 1853

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Lamb
Aliases: Lambert
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 1906
Age: 85 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: London Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pyrenees
Departure date: 31st January, 1853
Arrival date: 30th April, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 32
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 4th May, 2019 wrote:

William Lamb was listed as 32 years old on arrival - he was single, 6’1¾” tall, auburn hair, blue eyes, florid complexion, healthy build, broken joint on second finger of left hand.

Convict Changes History

David Shaw on 4th May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1906 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 4th May, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Lambert

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