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Isaac Light

Isaac Light, one of 168 convicts transported on the Mary, 15 December 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Light
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1844
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Wilts Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 15th December, 1829
Arrival date: 10th April, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 167 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 264
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 15th April, 2019 wrote:

Wilts Lent Assizes
Isaac Light was convicted of a burglary in the house of Richard Cable of East Grimstead, on the 16th of December, in the day time, and was sentenced to 7 years transportation.
Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette, 12 March 1829

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1841
No; 508
Name; Isaac Light
Ship arrived by; Mary
Remarks; DIED - 14 March 1844

Conduct Record;-
Transported for House Breaking

DIED; At Port Arthur. Vide Memo of C O H Booth Esq - 15 March 1844

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th April, 2019 made the following changes:


Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1844 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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