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Joseph 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 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 155 (80). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th December, 2014 wrote:
Joseph Walker was convicted at York, England on 04/04/1831 for stealing copper coins.(Previous offence for stealing - 1mth prison and flogged)Gaol Report: bad character. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Lord Lyndoch’ arriving 18/11/1831.
Single man; tailor; aged 18yrs; 5’3 1/2”; dark complexion; dk brown eyes & hair.
Assigned to Mr. Lightfoot.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th December, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 155 (80). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 155 (8