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George Lucas, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 22 September 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 223 (113)
||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 8th February, 2018 wrote:
GEORGE LUCAS, Theft > pocketpicking, 7th July 1819.
Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
GEORGE LUCAS was indicted for stealing, on the 8th of July, one handkerchief, value 2 s., the property of Francis Bunkin, from his person.
FRANCIS BUNKIN. I am a jeweller, and live in Charles-street, City-road. On the 8th of July, between three and four o’clock, I was in Cheapside, opposite Queen-street - a few people were detained by a waggon. I felt my handkerchief taken from pocket, and saw it in the prisoner’s hand; he dropped it, and I secured him. There were three others in company with him.
JOHN BROWN. I am a constable. I took the prisoner into custody in a shop in Cheapside. A person said in his presence, that he saw him take the handkerchief out - he denied it.
(Property produced and sworn to.)
Prisoner’s Defence. Two boys threw it down - the gentleman is mistaken.
GUILTY. Aged 24.
Transported for Life.
1830: TOL, Camden
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 8th February, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime