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James Leach, one of 266 convicts transported on the Lord Lynedoch [Lord Lyndoch], 20 July 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
20th July, 1831
18th November, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 265 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 149 (77). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. Old Bailey court record https://www.oldbaileyonline.org
||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 7th September, 2018 wrote:
James LEACH was convicted at the Middlesex G.D., London on 16 Sept 1830 for stealing spoons and other household items. Pleaded guilty. 7 yr transportation sentence. To be sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lord Lyndoch’ arriving 18 Nov 1831.
Aged 16 yrs; single man.
Assigned to various work services.
a few notes of misconduct & punishments.
1833: Muster, at Campbell Town, VDL.
1836: Muster, at Longford, VDL.
1836: Muster, at Campbell Town, VDL.
Pass holder status granted.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 7th September, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 149 (77). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. Old Bailey court record https://www.oldbaileyonline.org (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Micro