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James Walker, one of 266 convicts transported on the Lord Lynedoch [Lord Lyndoch], 20 July 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 144
||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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Jay on 18th February, 2015 wrote:
From the Tasmanian Historical Records - DOCUMENT 1337 P
James WALKER alias GODSIFF
Walker Jas (means James) alias Godsiff
Ship: Lord Lyndoch - 1st voyage to Australia
Sailed: Sherness Kent. 27 July 1830 - 7 –
Arrived: 18 November 1831
Captain/Master: JH Luscombe
Surgeon: Gilbert King’s Journal Mitchell Library (ML) MFR 3201 ADM 101/44. Assignment ListS ML MS No. A1059 (7) page 169
Tasman Staqte Library colony secretary Office Record Group CSO.662/14776
Mitchell Library A1059 (5) page 18
James Walker alias Godsiff was transported for stealing a letter containing money. His goal report is not known. His HULK report was orderly - single. It is reported that James hated this offence ‘Stealing a Letter containing Money’. His proper name is Godsiff - single.
Lists of the Principal Ships Transporting Male and Female convicts to Tasmania and Norfolk Island from Great Britain with Numbers of Convicts on Arrival
(i Males) Convict men 1831 to Tasmania
Date: 18 Nov 1831
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Number of Men arrived: 266
One of them was James WALKER age 22 years. He was sentenced for 14 years. His trail was at Gloucester.
Researcher: Jeanette Harper nee Barty
Convict Changes History
Gail Whitten on 2nd January, 2015 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
Jay on 18th February, 2015 made the following changes:
convicted at, alias1: Godsiff, date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), crime