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Moses Palmer

Moses Palmer, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Moses Palmer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 7th September, 1859
Age: 59 years

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 15 years

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 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

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 222
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 10th November, 2018 wrote:

4/1/1840 Warwick and Warwickshire Advertiser Warwickshire, England:
John Green and Moses Palmer were caged with having stolen, at Sutton Coldfield, 52 five pound bank of England notes, and 5 ten pound bank notes, the property of John Gerrard. The prosecutor, a farmer living near Worcester, stated, that he was at Rugeley fair on the 21st of October last.  On coming back, when he got to Lichfield, he went to a public-house to enquire for a return chaise to take him to Birmingham.  The prisoners were there, and said there was a light cart at the door, and he might go with them…... they later robbed him.

John Green arrived NSW per Maitland 1840.

Moses Palmer was 40 years old on arrival - native place: Crick, Northamptonshire.

Moses was 5’8” tall, dark brown hair, weak eyes, yellow mark on Breast, very weak eyes, illiterate.
Married, a widower, with 1 child.

7/9/1859: Moses died at the Brickfields Invalid Depot, Hobart, of Paralysis, aged 60, a pauper.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th November, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th September, 1859 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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