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Female Abt 1764 - 1830  (~ 66 years)

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  • Name Olivia GASCOIGNE 
    Born Abt 1764  Droitwich, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Criminal Abt 1787 
    • Olivia Gascoigne bornDroitwich, England,  arrived a convict 26Jan 1788 (“FirstFleeter”) Lady Penryhn, died 1830 Launceston


      She was tried at Worcester, Worcestershire on 5 March 1785 for robbery with a value of 277 shillings. She was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Lady Penrhyn aged about 24 at that time (May 1787). Her occupation was listed as servant. She died in 1830.

      Notes: There are no surviving records of her marriage to Nathaniel Lucas on Norfolk Island. They had thirteen children, although twins were killed at 2 years old by a tree felled by Nathaniel.
    (also known as)
    Olive Gascoyne 
    (also known as)
    Olivia Gascoyne 
    Died 1830  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Olivia had been convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to death. This sentence was later commuted to a seven years transportation. She was among the first convicts sent to Norfolk Island in 1788, where she married a fellow convict, Nathaniel Lucas, and raised a family of thirteen children. Olivia died in Longford, Tasmania in 1830. By 1991 her descendants had totalled 110,000, the largest Australian family.
    Person ID I22357  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2011 

    Family (spouse) Nathaniel LUCAS,   Born:  1764, Leatherhead, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1818  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1791  Norfolk Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. James LUCAS,   Born:  1798, Norfolk Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family histories
    Australia's 'First Fleeters'
    Australia's 'First Fleeters'
    Between 1787 and 1850 the English sent more than 160,000 convicts to Australia. The first eleven of the transport ships are known today as the 'First Fleet' and contained the convicts and marines who are now acknowledged as the founders of Australia.
    Family ID F6958  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1764 - Droitwich, Worcestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1791 - Norfolk Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1830 - Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
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