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Sophia Lewis, one of 262 convicts transported on the Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander, January 1787
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd November, 1816
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 11 (7)
||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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Miranda Corner on 14th April, 2016 wrote:
Commited suicide after her abusive husband left her.
D Wong on 14th April, 2016 wrote:
Sophia Lewis was transported for stealing handkerchiefs, coat and cash with a value of 39 shillings. She was 29 years old in May 1787.
24/3/1788: Married James Walbourn/e (Scarborough 1787) – they had 2 sons.
1800: James was charged with assault on his wife and they were ordered to divide the property and, taking one child each, to live apart.
Convict Changes History
Miranda Corner on 14th April, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: f
D Wong on 14th April, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1758 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd November, 1816 (prev. 1816), occupation, crime