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James (the Younger) Moate

James Moate (The younger), one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James (the Younger) Moate
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 7th September, 1840
Arrival date: 5th February, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 220. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-5,347,193,L,80
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th July, 2013 wrote:

James Moate was convicted at Somerset Bridge on 06/01/1840 for stealing hay. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Lord Lyndoch’ arriving 05/02/1841.

Native Place: Bridgewater, Somersetshire, England.
Aged 22yrs on arrival; 5’9 1/2”; dk brown eyes; dk hair; single man; not literate; labourer; Church of England.

Numerous records of misconduct in Colony.

Ticket of Leave 05/01/1847

Free Certificate 05/02/1850

(No record of any marriage or death on TPI prior to 1899.)

Nell Murphy on 6th June, 2017 wrote:

Personal Details, as recorded upon arrival in Colony: (ref. Convict Indent)
aged 22yrs; 5’9 1/2”; labourer; single man; Church of England; not literate.
Native place of birth: Bridgewater, Somerset, England.
Father: James - at native place
Brother: John
Sisters: Ann, Charlotte and Mary

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th July, 2013 made the following changes:

source, firstname James (the Younger) (prev. James (The younger)), date of birth 1818, gender, occupation, crime

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