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William Lucraft, one of 264 convicts transported on the Earl Gray, 04 October 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Plasterer and tiler
|Date of Death:
||27th August, 1865
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 228
||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 12th June, 2018 wrote:
William Lucraft was listed as 24 years old on arrival in VDL - he was born in Exeter.
William was transported for ‘Stealing a mackintosh’.
William was 5’3¾” tall, reads and writes, single, fair complexion, light brown hair, brown eyes, man, woman, V.R. anchor, left arm, W.L. E.L., anchor, sun, anchor right arm, scar riht side of forehead.
Sister: Mary at native place.
10/11/1844: Released from 1st Stage of Probation.
11/5/1849: Free Certificate.
25/6/1849: Permission to marry Sarah Briden (Lloyds), he was free.
6/8/1949: Married Sarah Briden at Campbell Town - he was 30, Sarah was 34 and a house servant.
21/1/1850 Mary Anne Lucroft, Fingal - died 1856 from ‘Croup’ at Campbell Town.
1852: Sarah Lucraft - died 1852 Campbell Town.
23/1/1855 Louisa Lucraft, Campbell Town
16/3/1860: Wife Sarah died from cancer of the womb at Campbell Town- aged 46, Bricklayer’s wife.
27/8/1865: William died at Campbell Town of Bronchitis, he was 46 and a Stonemason.
Convict Changes History
Kevin Davey on 12th June, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1865 (prev. 0000), gender: m
D Wong on 12th June, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 228
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