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Isaac Lucas

Isaac Lucas, one of 180 convicts transported on the Lady Feversham, 03 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Lucas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shearman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Wilts Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lady Feversham
Departure date: 3rd April, 1830
Arrival date: 29th July, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 308
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

Neal Wells on 16th February, 2016 wrote:

baptised 10.3.1799,father Aaron, mother Ann Barton.Married Ann Wells 20.1.1828, son William born Dec 1828

Maureen Withey on 16th September, 2020 wrote:

ADM 101/41/2 .  Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship Lady Feversham from 1 March 1830 by Douglas Wilson, surgeon and superintendent, during which the said ship was making a passage to Sydney.
Folio 8: Isaac Lucas, aged 23, convict; case number 21; disease or hurt, psora. Put on sick list, 30 April 1830 at sea. Discharged 6 May 1830 cured.

Maureen Withey on 16th September, 2020 wrote:

Isaac Lucas, was indicted for obtaining three large of bread from George Burbage of Trowbridge, under false pretences. appeared that the prisoner had Known that Burbage was indebted to Mr. Hall; and in consequence presented paper to the following effect to Burbage:—‘Mr Burbage, let the bearer have three large loaves, Geo. Hall. After slight hesitation, Mr. Burbage gave him the bread but soon after discovered that he had been imposed upon.  Mr. Hail did not write the note, which purported come from him, nor did he authorize the prisoner (whom he had never seen that time) to have any bread in his name. Prisoner was guilty, but the sentence was reserved, in consequence of there two other indictments against him.
Devizes Gazette, 14 Jan 1830.

Isaac Lucas, was convicted of stealing a hymn book from Bethesda chapel at Trowbridge; and another hymn-book from the Baptist chapel of the same place, and sentenced to 7 years transportation.
Devizes Gazette, 21 Jan 1830.

William Cripps. for stealing a quantity of bacon, the property of John Smith, at Liddington, he transported for life. Isaac Lucas, for stealing two hymn books from Trowbridge—and for obtaining three loaves from George Burbage, seven years transportation for each offence.
Dorset County Chronicle, 28 Jan 1830.

The following prisoners (convicts) were removed from our County Gaol, and put on board the Leviathan Hulk, Portsmouth Harbour, on Thursday the 11th inst William Cripps, alias Major, sentenced transportation for life; Isaac Lucas, for 14 years ; Joseph Maidment, William Marshall, Simon Haskell, George Smith, Joseph Smith, William Smith, Antonio Spelzmo, Thomas Hams, James Hams, John Cox, Seager Smart, John Batchellor, Thomas Ayres, John Parnell, Thomas Willis, and John Smith, sentenced at our county sessions 7 years’ transportation each: and Thomas Lambert, found found guilty at our last city sessions of stealing a silver watch, the property of Ann Easton, and sentenced to 7 years transportation.
Salisbury Journal, 15 Feb 1830.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th November, 2020 wrote:

BROTHER; Thomas Lucas. arrived per ship Portland 1831. Reference; New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; Thomas Lucas. Ship; Portland - 1832. No; 32 - 802. Indent No; 169. Noted against name; BROTHER; Isaac Lucas, 18 months ago

Convict Changes History

Neal Wells on 16th February, 2016 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Maureen Withey on 16th September, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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