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John Lyon

John Lyon, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, July 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Lyon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Horse theft
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: July, 1824
Arrival date: 27th October, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 161 (82)
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

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2019 wrote:

Sydney Gazette, 13 Oct 1831
Absconded prisoners
Lyon John, Mangles, 32, Ploughman, Liverpool, 5 feet 4 ½, grey eyes, brown hair, fair comp. from No. 26 Road Gang.

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2019 wrote:

Lancaster Assizes. John Lyon, 25, charged with having stolen, at Liverpool, a gelding, the property of Thomas Robinson. - Guilty. - Death recorded. Lancaster Gazette, 16 August 1823.

His reprieval was reported a week later.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2019 made the following changes:


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