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Heywood Lever, one of 190 convicts transported on the Layton, 17 June 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd August, 1879
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
17th June, 1829
8th November, 1829
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 189 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 93 (49)
||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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D Wong on 11th September, 2015 wrote:
Haywood Lever was 21 years old when transported for ‘Stealing a watch’.
1836: TOL Goulburn
18/6/1836: Received a land grant.
26/9/1836: Married Mary Ann Flegg – no children listed.
November 1837: was a ‘saddler’ living in Castlereagh Street.
22/1/1853 Sydney Morning Herald:
QUEANBEYAN.-Mr. Hayward Lever has been appointed keeper of the Public Pound at Queanbeyan, vice Mr. William Leo, resigned.
4/2/1858 The Empire, Sydney:
Obtained Auctioneer’s License.
3/8/1879: Heywood Lever died aged 72. Mary died 3/5/1877 aged 68. Both are buried at the Riverside Cemetery, Queanbeyan, ACT.
6/8/1879 Queanbeyan Age:
DEATH OF AN OLD RESIDENT. – On Sunday evening Mr. Hayward Lever, a very old resident of Queanbeyan, breathed his last. Deceased was 72 years old, and for a long time past has been in frail health, but was confined to his bed during his last illness only, about a week. For many years he held the appointment of post-master here, and, subsequently, became bailiff of the local courts, poundkeeper, &c. He had resigned the whole of these offices some time before.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 11th September, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Hayward, date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd August, 1879 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime