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James Lynch

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Lynch
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 22nd October, 1848
Age: -

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: -
Convicted at: Courts Martial Madras
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Tenasserim
Departure date: 22nd January, 1844
Arrival date: 13th April, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 4 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON37-1-1$init=CON37-1-1p294
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 10th December, 2019 wrote:

284. James Lynch.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON37-1-1$init=CON37-1-1p294
James Lynch was tried at Fort William 4th Feb 1843 and sentenced to 7 years transportation. He was transported for being drunk on duty and attempting to stab Corporal Brown, previously, for striking a sentry, his punishment was 100 lashes. He was a soldier for 4 years, a trumpeter in the band. He was single.  His conduct, according to the surgeon on board, was very good. He was a native of Dublin, a labourer by trade and was age 30 when convicted, He was a roman catholic and could both read and write. His description mentions tattoos and scars and marks of flogging, has been a soldier.
He was released from the first stage of probation 15 April 1845.  3 instances of drunk behaviour, for which he had 7 days imprisonment and hard labour/tread wheel, and 14 days imprisonment and hard labour/tread wheel.
Ticket of Leave, 6 June 1848.
He died at Stockwell 22 Oct 1848.

Maureen Withey on 10th December, 2019 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Indent:
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-2$init=CON16-1-2p98
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-2$init=CON16-1-2p99
Trade- musician. NAtive place, Dublin. S(ister) Mary at Dublin, married.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th December, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON37-1-1$init=CON37-1-1p294 (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Lynch, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 22nd Octob

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