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James Alexander, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], 12 May 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
* Arrival date is estimated
12th May, 1820
12th January, 1821
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 183 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 305 (154). Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 21st January, 2019 wrote:
James ALEXANDER was convicted at Berks Assizes, England 28 Feb 1820. 7 yr Transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Guildford’ arriving there 1820.
Aged 28 yrs; an Inn-Keeper; 5’2” height; Hazel eyes; black hair; dark complexion.
Native Place of birth: Riding (ref. Convict Indent record)
Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work duties.
1825 Capt. Welsh - neglect of duties.
1826: J. Scott Esq - neglect of duties.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 21st January, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 305 (154). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 305 (154)), date