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Joseph Walker

Joseph Walker, one of 266 convicts transported on the Lord Lynedoch [Lord Lyndoch], 20 July 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Walker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York West Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 20th July, 1831
Arrival date: 18th November, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 265 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 155 (80). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

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

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