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John Lear, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord William Bentinck, 11 April 1838
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 244. Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th September, 2013 wrote:
John Lear was convicted at the CCC, London on 14/08/1837 for Larceny. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Ld Wm Bentink) arriving 1838.
Clear record in Colony.
11/08/1840 at Launceston.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th September, 2013 made the following changes:
source, gender, crime