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James Alexander

James Alexander, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], 12 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Alexander
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Hotel owner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Berks. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 12th May, 1820
Arrival date*: 12th January, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 305 (154). Tasmanian Archives.
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

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

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