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Amos Lines

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Amos Lines
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: 27th March, 1846
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stricking a superior officer in the army.
Convicted at: Bangalore General Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Patriot
Departure date: 19th November, 1837
Arrival date: 1st February, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 7 other convicts

References

Primary source: Queanbeyan Pioneer Cemeteries Register of the Oaks Burial Ground; Convict death register, NSW Coroner's Report 1846, NSW Convict Indentures Non-annotated Printed Indentures 1838, List of Convict carried by the ship Patriot from Madras on 1 February 1838, Certificate of Freedom, Queanbeyan Deposition papers 1838-1844.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 25th March, 2019 wrote:

Convicted for striking a sergeant. Served in 39 Regiment in India.  Prior conviction of 6 months in Cells.  Height 5 ft 7 inches; complexion Ruddy and freckled; Hair Light sandy and blue eyes.
Assignment and Employment of Convict in 1839 assigned to Mr Robert Campbell as a watchman at Lob’s Hole (near Queanbeyan. Colonial Secretary correspondence muster roll 1827-1857 in September 1842 sated that Amos Lines was assigned to Mr Robert Campbell.  Queanbeyan Deposition papers 30 January assigned to Mr Robert Campbell employed as a bullock driver. Found guilty of disobeying an order by A. T. Faunce J.P.  Punishment: Admonished in court.  Native place Leicestershire.  Died 27 March 1846 aged 33 Labourer and died from Heart Disease and general dropsy.  Buried in Oaks Estate Burial Ground.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 25th March, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Queanbeyan Pioneer Cemeteries Register of the Oaks Burial Ground; Convict death register, NSW Coroner's Report 1846, NSW Convict Indentures Non-annotated Printed Indentures 1838, List of Convict carried by the

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