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James Lines

James Lines, one of 350 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 25 June 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Lines
Aliases: James, Lyons
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Coal miner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Murder
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 25th June, 1838
Arrival date: 26th October, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 349 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 290
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

Sandi Eaves on 24th January, 2013 wrote:

Convicted Mar 31, 1838

Mick Davis on 3rd September, 2019 wrote:

Convicted of the murder of George Teague at the Fir Tree Inn Writhlington Somerset with Moses Hancock to steal his money. see articles in local papers December 1837

Convict Changes History

Sandi Eaves on 24th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1818, gender, crime

Mick Davis on 3rd September, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: James, alias2: Lyons, occupation

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