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David Lane

David Lane, one of 171 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 11 August 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Lane
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 1869
Age: 63 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny, before convicted of felony
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 11th August, 1820
Arrival date: 31st December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 370
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

S. Meyer on 8th June, 2012 wrote:

Possible that this is the David Lane born Birmingham, Warwickshire, England 1800 approx. His father was Joseph Lane. David ended up living in Hamilton and Penshurst Victoria in 1850’s -1860’. Worked as a gardener/station hand on district properties. Married Susan Clement in 1861. He was burned on his back in the bushfires that raced through the District in 1869, surviving only a few months after receiving these burns. A son (David)and three daughters from this marriage.

Chris Cook on 22nd November, 2016 wrote:

married susan clement 1861 in Victoria source-marriage index 1788-1950

Convict Changes History

S. Meyer on 8th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1869-00-00, gender m

Chris Cook on 22nd November, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000)

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