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James Lynn

James Lynn, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Lynn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Soldier/groom
Date of Death: 29th September, 1880
Age: 72 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Gibraltar Court Martial
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 263 (132)
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

D Wong on 1st April, 2013 wrote:

James Lynn was 24 years old and his occupation was a “Soldier & Groom/Officer’s Servant.

Assigned to John Coghill at St. Vincent.

1839: TOL Braidwood

21/8/1841: Married Caroline Keevil at Goulburn.  They had 10 children.

29/9/1880: James died at Braidwood.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 1st April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1808, date of death 29th September, 1880, gender, occupation, crime

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