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Betty Lord

Betty Lord, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Betty Lord
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: All country work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 413 (208)
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

Tony Beale on 30th October, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 From Manchester married protestant who reads 2 children Husband is Edward Lord of Manchester 2 previous convictions 5’ 4 1/4” ruddy complexion brown hair and blue eyes assigned to David Smith

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Betty Lord 2/4/1830 guilty of prostitution 3rd class 6 months at the factory

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 15/6/1835 35/715 Listed as a cotton spinner.

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851
Refused permission To Marry Joseph Mancer 36 ToL (life) per ship Sesotris and Betty Lord 38 free (7yrs) per ship Competitor 1828. She stated on arrival she was married and had 2 children Rev T Stiles Windsor

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 30th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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