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George Lymax

George Lymax, one of 186 convicts transported on the Lord William Bentinck, 28 April 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Lymax
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Farmer & ploughman
Date of Death: 12th April, 1834
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord William Bentinck
Departure date: 28th April, 1832
Arrival date: 28th August, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 185 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 337 (169). 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 7th September, 2018 wrote:

George LYMAX was convicted at Suffolk, England on 10 Jan 1832 for stealing wearing apparel. Previous conviction. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lord William Bentinck’ ship, arriving there 29 Aug 1832.

Aged 25 yrs; farmer’s labourer/ploughman; single man.

VDL:
Clear conduct record.
1832 & 1833: Assigned at James Gordon Esq.
12 April 1834: Died at the H.M. Colonial Hospital, Hobart. (ref. noted on conduct record)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 7th September, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 337 (169). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Numbe

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