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Jeremiah Lane

Jeremiah Lane, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Lane
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset, Wells Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Equestrian
Departure date: 30th June, 1845
Arrival date: 15th October, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 327 (165). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

Nell Murphy on 25th July, 2018 wrote:

Jeremiah LANE was convicted at Wells Q.S. Somersetshire on 25 March 1845 for stealing hay. 2nd conviction. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Equestrian’ arriving 1845.

Aged 47 yrs; single man; trade - carter; 5’6”; Protestant; can read & write; ruddy complexion; brown/grey hair; blue eyes.
Native place of birth: North Wells.
Family: cousin Charles LANE at Wells (ref. Convict Indent record)

VDL:
15 mths Probation Period. 1st Station Gang - Long Point.
1848: at Sandy Bay (nr Hobart)
1848: at Hobart
18 Feb 1851: Ticket of Leave granted
16 Sept 1851: Ticket of Leave revoked as he was absent from Muster.
1852: Hospital

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 25th July, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 327 (165). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Num

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