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James Lyons

James Lyons, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Lyons
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Fisherman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 24th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 153 (78)
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

Pauline portelli on 1st November, 2011 wrote:

brother of Elizabeth Lyons (Kains). Obtained Cert of Freedom No; 25/1064 on 17.12.1828.  Possibly moved to Bungonia near Goulburn or possibly in 1847 obtained land at Gundagai.

Pauline portelli on 7th February, 2020 wrote:

Description:  5 feet 4 1/2 inches. sallow complexion,brown hair, blue eyes. in 1822.Arrived aboard Asia COF 17.12.1828.  Brother to Elizabeth Lyons per Kains.

Convict Changes History

Pauline portelli on 1st November, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

Pauline portelli on 7th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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