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James Lucas, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 384. Tasmanian Archives - convict records
||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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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),