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Jacob Perry

Jacob Perry, one of 210 convicts transported on the Lady East, 04 November 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jacob Perry
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Ivory worker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady East
Departure date: 4th November, 1824
Arrival date: 9th April, 1825
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 211 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 217 (110)
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

Anonymous on 4th August, 2012 wrote:

Jacob Perry was 17 years old when transported.
He had grey eyes, brown hair single, 5’2 1/4" tall, MP JP hearts and darts, flower pot, 11th January 1824, mermaid on right arm, KH woman and anchor on Left arm.

1830 Muster: Assigned to P Wood Esq.

There were no entries on his conduct record.

15/4/1834: Lived in a hut near the Sorrell Rivulet.
28/3/1840: Passenger per ‘Tamar" for Port Phillip.

July 1855: Unclained letters at Melbourne PO.
30/3/1864: The Star, Ballarat: WANTED: Information concerning Jacob Perry, splitter, last heard of at Ballan in 1857 or 1858, supposed to have gone to Mt. Elephant in the Ballarat district about the latter end of 1858; formerly of Jim Crow diggings or Wombat.  Any information of the whereabouts of the above named will be liberally rewarded on application to JS Stephen, Solicitor, 57 Lt. Collins St, East, Melbourne.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 4th August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1807-00-00, gender m

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