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George Lane, one of 300 convicts transported on the Nile, 27 June 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 268
||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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Joyce Rhodes on 23rd August, 2014 wrote:
1071. GEORGE LANE , feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Thomas Richard Callam, and stealing 2 coats, 2 waistcoats, and other articles, value 2l., his goods; to which he pleaded
GUILTY. Aged 17.— Transported for Seven Years
FROM CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, LONDON, ENGLAND
D Wong on 26th August, 2014 wrote:
George Lane was transported for housebreaking and stealing 5 pounds and clothes.
George was 21 years old on arrival in VDL, he was 5’3/4” tall, single, illiterate, protestant, fresh complexion, black hair and whiskers, hazel eyes, a sloop inside left arm, A M G L inside right arm.
Sisters: Elizabeth and Mary-Anne at native place (George was born in Westminster Road.)
13/7/1855: Last entry on his record – Had a TOL and was drunk.
No other mentions of him found.
Convict Changes History
Joyce Rhodes on 23rd August, 2014 made the following changes:
D Wong on 26th August, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation