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John Lockyer, one of 136 convicts transported on the Prince of Orange, 22 July 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 140
||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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D Wong on 12th September, 2018 wrote:
ROBERT NICHOLLS, ROBERT SMITH, JOHN LOCKYER.
24th October 1821
Verdict Guilty; Guilty; Guilty
ROBERT NICHOLLS, ROBERT SMITH, and JOHN LOCKYER were indicted for stealing, on the 13th of October, one handkerchief, value 5 s., the goods of Edward Pilgrim, from his person.
NICHOLLS’S Defence. The gentleman caught hold of me, and said I was concealing his handkerchief - he felt, and found nothing. I do not know the others.
LOCKYER’S Defence. I was thirty yards off, and do not know the other two.
NICHOLLS - GUILTY. Aged 27
SMITH - GUILTY. Aged 32
LOCKYER - GUILTY. Aged 17
Transported for Life.
All were on board the Prince of Orange.
John Lockyer had been in custody before - he was born C1804.
2/7/1832: Had TOL
17/1/1853 Colonial Times, Hobart:
IF JOHN LOCKYEAR who arrived by the “Prince of Orange,” about 1822, will apply to Mr. Pearce, Veteran’s Row, he will hear of his brother David Evans, from London.
January 1, 1853.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 12th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime