On this day …….. 24th of August 1853

This reward is offered in Government Gazette for the apprehension of a prisoner who affected his escape from Collingwood Stockade on the evening of the 24th August – Description of prisoner – Name, James Lane; age, 35 years ; height, 5 feet 3 inches complexion, sallow; hair, brown ; eyes, hazel ; particular marks, small blue mark over left eye ; ship to the colony, Renown. Offence, sentence, and date of conviction- Robbery, eight years, 16th October, 1852