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Moses Palmer, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||7th September, 1859
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 222
||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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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