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William Lamb

William Lamb, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Lamb
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Sawyer
Date of Death: 1868
Age: 61 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Sesostris
Departure date: 23rd November, 1825
Arrival date: 21st March, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 310
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

Tony Beale on 12th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, Granted 12/10/1837 Ellen Willby 23 per ship Andromeda (4) life on a bond to marry William Lamb 30 per ship Sesostris 14 years TOL Rev G K Rusden Maitland

Gary Dean on 18th June, 2021 wrote:

Married Ellen Willby ” Eleanor Willoughby” 1837 Maitland NSW before transportation was a rope maker at Southampton.

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 12th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Gary Dean on 18th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1868 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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