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Lucas, Olivia (1761–1830)

Olivia Gascoigne was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing 13 pieces of gold coin of the value of £13/13/-,  and one piece of foreign silver coin from a dwelling house. She arrived in Sydney in January 1788 aboard the Lady Penrhyn as part of the First Fleet.

She was sent to Norfolk Island aboard the Supply shortly after her arrival. Also on board was Nathaniel Lucas. The couple were married shortly after their arrival on Norfolk Island in a civil ceremony. The marriage was solemnised in 1791.

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'Lucas, Olivia (1761–1830)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/lucas-olivia-25601/text33916, accessed 16 September 2019.

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  • Gascoigne, Olivia
Birth

1761
England

Death

10 June 1830
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

unknown

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