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Griffith Lewis, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 211 (107). Tasmanian Archives - convicts - conduct record page 311; indent page 52.
||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 14th July, 2013 wrote:
Griffith was tried and convicted with his brother James at Bucks on 30/06/1840 for highway robbery in stealing from a person. 15 yr sentence each and both transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Lord Lyndoch’ arriving 05/02/1841.
Aged 20yrs; 5’1 1/2”; farm labourer/ploughman; born Banbury, Oxfordshire; fresh complexion; flaxen hair; grey eyes; single man; can read & write; Church of England religion.
Hulk Report: Good.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Very good.
Clear conduct record in colony.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th July, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1820, gender, occupation, crime