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James Alder

James Alder, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Alder
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Ploughman/shearer/reaper/milkman/sower
Date of Death: 1875
Age: 82 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 256
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 25th February, 2013 wrote:

James Alder was 38 years old when indicted for Housebreaking.

1843: TOL Bathurst

5/2/1848: Indicted for stealing 5 head of cattle, the property of Matthew Gibson - found Not Guilty.

1/5/1849: CP

21/7/1853: Indicted for stealing some boots at Sofala/Bathurst.

1875: Died at Sofala, aged 81 years.

No marriage or children found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th February, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1793, date of death 1875, gender, occupation, crime

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