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Jeremiah Lane, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Somerset, Wells Quarter Sessions
30th June, 1845
15th October, 1845
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 298 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 327 (165). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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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)
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.
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