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James Lucas

James Lucas, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Lucas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodford
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 25th August, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 384. Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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

Nell Murphy on 19th January, 2017 wrote:

James LUCAS was convicted at Middlesex, London on 6 Dec 1827 for stealing lead. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Woodford’ arriving 1828.

James stated he was last employed at Turner & Edwards, sawmill at Shepherd’s Fields - it was burnt down.

Mother: Jane LUCAS at Stepney Green.

Clear conduct record in the Colony of VDL.
1833: Ticket of Leave granted.
Jan 1835: Free Certificate

(n.b. there are several convicts by this name in the Colony around this time)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 19th January, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 384. Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 384),

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