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Alexander Lambert

Alexander Lambert, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alexander Lambert
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: Attempted murder
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 306. Tasmanian Archives.
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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Anonymous on 31st March, 2012 wrote:

In febuary 1829 he was to be sent of Moreton Bay. He had been assigned to Mr Rodd of Wollombi but he had absconded and stolen some items.
5/6/1929: On the hulk ‘Phoenix’ to be transpoted to Moreton Bay.

7/2/1833: He was listed as a farm servant and assigned to Dr. Wilson, St. Vincent’s.
29/8/1833: Runaways Apprehended - from Road Dept.

Syd.Gaz. 8/11/1836: Convicted as an accessary to the murder of Corporal Harmon at Bathurst - Put on the hulk ‘Phoenix’ awaiting the Govenor’s pleasure.
However, on the 15/2/1838 he received a Conditional Pardon,NSW Gov.Convicts database.

5/5/1840: James Clark and Alexander Lambert were indicted for stealing 2 bags of flour and 2 bags of sugar and putting Robert Bell in bodily fear.  His Honour sentenced them both to transportation to Norfolk Island for life.  Lambert never to be allowed to return to Sydney as he thought he was a dangerous character.

From Norfolk Island he was sent to VDL and arriver per ‘Lady Franklin’ on 12/10/1843.  He was described as being a Labourer, 5’10" tall, 39 years of age, fresh complexion, brown curly hair, brown to red whiskers, oval face, sandy eyebrows, light blue eyes, long nose, medium mouth, long and dimpled chin.
He could read and write and had lost some his front teeth, had a small mark on his right arm and a scar on the forefinger of the left hand.
He had a period of Gang Probation for 1 year and a period of Gang Probation at Salt Water River from which he emerged ion 24/5/1846.
20/2/1849 TOL
13/7/1852 /certificate of Pardon approved.

1852: He had a marriage/relationship with Ann Heydon, Hamilton Tas.

8/10/1852: Departed from Launceston as a steerage passenger on the ship ‘Yarra Yarra’ to Melbourne.  There were no other Lamberts on the passenger list so presumably he went without Ann.

I have no place or year of death.

Nell Murphy on 9th January, 2017 wrote:

Marriage record:
9 June 1852: Alexander LAMBERT, aged 40 yrs, overseer,  at St. Peter’s Parish Church, Hamilton, VDL to Anne HEYDON, aged 20yrs,servant. (ref. 37/1/11 no. 119) Ann was transported per the ‘Blackfriar’ 1851.

D Wong on 9th January, 2017 wrote:

12/8/1827 Bell’s Life in London and Sporting Chronicle London, England:
Attempt to murder - Alexander Lambert was indicted, under Lord Elleoborouzh’s Act, for maliciously cutting Jane Moore, at Nutfield, on the 14th of April, with intent to murder her.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 31st March, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

Nell Murphy on 9th January, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 306. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 306), date of birth: 18

D Wong on 9th January, 2017 made the following changes:

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