- William Luck per Asia
- Native place
- Farmers labourer; ploughman and shepherd; can shear 30 sheep a day
Luck had once been sentenced to three months for poaching, but was transported for life in for stealing a lamb. When transported he said, ‘I lived last with… a farmer and butcher at Barwick’. Under William Archer he undertook a range of duties including ploughing, jobbing, hoeing wheat, and tanning. He was also sent to find stray sheep and assist with drainage. In Luck caused ‘an uproar in his masters kitchen during his absence’ and received 50 lashes. In he was sent to the chain gang for misconduct, but he received his conditional pardon in .
By 1843 Luck was free, and married Sarah E. Brooks. In , when Sarah gave birth to their daughter Elizabeth, Luck was noted as a ‘shepherd’. They had a number of other children but in in Oatlands, Luck was again convicted of sheep stealing, despite pleading not guilty.