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William Lucas

William Lucas, one of 224 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsay, 22 July 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Lucas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 3rd March, 1890
Age: 78 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Monmouth Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Strathfieldsay
Departure date: 22nd July, 1831
Arrival date: 15th November, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 223 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives, Description List (CON18-1-19, Image 33)Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 165 (85)
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

Sharon mccann on 14th November, 2011 wrote:

William with David Edmunds and Isaac Pritchard commited Highway Robbery. They stopped William Lewis a Weaver on the Public Highway and robbed him of a Silver Watch and Twenty-Three Shillings in Silver the property of William Lewis. Ticket of Leave 1841. Marries. Again tried and convicted to 7 years with 2 in Port Arthur. 2nd Ticket of leave in 1849. aged 37. 1850 wife dies. Remarries in 1851 leaves Tasmania, has 9 children and settles in country Victoria.

Iris Dunne on 26th February, 2019 wrote:

Description List: Aged 19, Trade: Ploughman & Butcher
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON18-1-19$init=CON18-1-19p33
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-28$init=CON31-1-28p69

Convict Changes History

Sharon mccann on 14th November, 2011 made the following changes:

date of death 1890-03-03, gender m

Iris Dunne on 26th February, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Archives, Description List (CON18-1-19, Image 33)Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 165 (85) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number

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