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Lawrence Perrin

Lawrence Perrin, one of 160 convicts transported on the Richmond, November 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Lawrence Perrin
Aliases: Old Lal
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Store keeper
Date of Death: 1856
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Richmond
Departure date: 27th November, 1821
Arrival date: 30th April, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 123 (63)
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

Kate McLoughlin on 6th September, 2014 wrote:

Married Susan Fisher (free settler). Opened General Store in Wellington Street, Launceston in 1850 having been a well known hawker at local races (selling cigars etc). Ticket of Leave Convict.

Blair Perrin on 16th January, 2020 wrote:

No, not crime. His profession was Tailor & in London, glasscutter’s boy. His father was a glassmaker at the Apothercary.

Maureen Withey on 8th June, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-34$init=CON31-1-34p80
216. Lawce. Perrin.

Convict Changes History

Kate McLoughlin on 6th September, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Old Lal, date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1856 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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