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James Andrews

James Andrews, one of 240 convicts transported on the Parkfield, 12 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Andrews
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 3rd September, 1898
Age: 80 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Parkfield
Departure date: 12th May, 1839
Arrival date: 1st September, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 44
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

Anonymous on 16th June, 2012 wrote:

James was transported with his brother John, and brother-in-law, John Dare.  They were all transported on the Parkfield.

James was 5’3 1/2" tall, light brown hair, blue eyes, fair ruddy complexion with freckles.

3/7/1852: CP

27/2/1853: Married Catherine White at Terrara and they had 9 children.

James died in 1898 at Tomerong and was buried on 4/9/1898 at Nowra Cemetery.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 16th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1818-00-00, date of death 1898-09-03, gender m

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