Lane, William - Convict
Entry 662 Sex M Also known as
Born 1755 at Essex, England
Baptised at
Died 30 September 1815 at Airds, NSW
Buried at

Conviction Details
Status on arrival Convict Ship Scarborough 1788
Crime Steal 320 pounds of pickled pork & other goods Tried at Chelmsford
Trial Date 28 July 1784 Sentence 7 years

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William stole a substantial amount of goods, for which he was convicted. These included 320 pounds of pickled pork, eight pounds of salted butter, six gallons of shrub, six gallons of brandy, six gallons of peppermint water, three six gallon casks and a brass cock. He was originally sentenced to transportation to America.
1786 - Received on board the 'Ceres' hulk aged 30
24 February 1787 - Transferred to Portsmouth where he embarked on the 'Scarborough' transport three days later
12 April 1790 - Received 2000 (two thousand) lashes for stealing thirteen pounds of biscuits
1 May 1796 - received a grant of 30 acres on the banks of the Hawkesbury River
26 January 1802 - He conveyed his grant to John PALMER for £50
1806 - mustered as renting five acres of land at Richmond Hill

1814 - mustered as a landholder in the Liverpool district

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