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George Lane

George Lane, one of 300 convicts transported on the Nile, 27 June 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Lane
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Wheelwright
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 7 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Nile
Departure date: 27th June, 1850
Arrival date: 3rd October, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 268
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

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


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.)

15/10/1850: TOL
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

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