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Thomas Lander

Thomas Lander, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Lander
Aliases: Launder, Lunder
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Labourer
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: House breaking
Convicted at: Lincoln City Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 14th November, 1828
Arrival date: 6th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 521 (262)
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 18th August, 2014 wrote:

Thomas Lander was 36 years old when convicted of “Breaking into the house of John Sewell, labourer, and stealing 5 local £1 notes, 2 silk handkerchiefs, 1 silk and cotton handkerchief, 1 smock frock and 1 pair of half boots. Stealing 2 silk handkerchiefs from Thomas Emmerson of Lincoln, carpenter, at Bracebridge, Lincolnshire.

1837: TOL, Bathurst
1844: Recommended for a CP
1/2/1845: CP

Convict Changes History

Andrew on 18th August, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 18th August, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Launder, alias2: Lunder, date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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