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James Angell

James Angell, one of 280 convicts transported on the Vimiera, 20 September 1865

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Angell
Aliases: Angel
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1832
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 11th March, 1878
Age: 46 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 8 years

Crime: Firing a haystack
Convicted at: Wiltshire, New Sarum Assizes
Sentence term: 8 years
Ship: Vimiera
Departure date: 20th September, 1865
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1865
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 122. WA, Convict Records (Convict Dept.Reel No.FCN39, Ref.No.ACC 128/1-32). England Criminal Registers (HO27/136, page 228)
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

DBarton on 19th January, 2019 wrote:

Cause of death: Disease of Heart
Buried in East Perth Cemetery.

Iris Dunne on 19th January, 2019 wrote:

Convict Records No.8481, Convicted 17 July 1863, aged 33, Trade: Laborer, Married with 3 children

Iris Dunne on 19th January, 2019 wrote:

Criminal Register:- Offence: Arson, Stack of straw - before convicted of felony

Convict Changes History

DBarton on 19th January, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Angel, date of death: 11th March, 1878 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 19th January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 122. WA, Convict Records (Convict Dept.Reel No.FCN39, Ref.No.ACC 128/1-32) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece

Iris Dunne on 19th January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 122. WA, Convict Records (Convict Dept.Reel No.FCN39, Ref.No.ACC 128/1-32). England Criminal Registers (HO27/136, page 228) (prev. Australian Joint Co

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