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James Alexander, one of 292 convicts transported on the Calcutta, February 1803
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||13th September, 1804
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
4th October, 1803
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Travelled with 291 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 337 (168). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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 19th November, 2017 wrote:
James ALEXANDER was convicted at Lancaster, England on 20 March 1802 for forgery. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia (1803)per the ship ‘Calcutta’ then on to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) arriving there 1804.
Death: 13 Sept 1804 at Hobart Town. (cause - scurvy)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 19th November, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 337 (168). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Numbe