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James Lord, one of 292 convicts transported on the Calcutta, February 1803
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th August, 1824
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York Quarter Sessions by Adj't
4th October, 1803
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Travelled with 291 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 345 (172). UK, Prison Hulks Registers and Letter Books (Class: HO9; Piece: 8)
||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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Iris Dunne on 10th October, 2018 wrote:
Prison Hulk Register for ship Captivity moored at Portsmouth received 11 Feb 1802, Convicted 16 July 1801 in Bradford, aged 44
D Wong on 10th October, 2018 wrote:
James Lord was a fustian maker at Bolton. He was married to Grace Haley.
They had a son, David Lord 1785-1847.
James was landed at Port Phillip and was then removed to VDL. After his emancipation he accumulated a large fortune, by farming, shrewd trading and partly in spirits, with and without a licence.
Son David Lord and his family arrived
in Hobart per ‘Harriet in March 1817.
He joined his father in business - In 1817 he had been granted land, 100 acres, and in 1819 received a further grant of 700 acres.
4/8/1824: James Lord died in Hobart, David inherited the estate, which reportedly was worth £50,000. David became the richest man in Tasmania.
Convict Changes History
Rose-Maree Verhey on 9th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1757 (prev. 0000), gender: m
Iris Dunne on 10th October, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 345 (172). UK, Prison Hulks Registers and Letter Books (Class: HO9; Piece: 8) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Pie
D Wong on 10th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of death: 4th August, 1824 (prev. 0000), crime