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James Ansell

James Ansell, one of 200 convicts transported on the Florentia, 11 August 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Ansell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Hertford Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 11th August, 1830
Arrival date: 12th December, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 456
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Trade or Calling; Ploughman, Milks, Reaps and Sows
Ticket of Leave: 39/266
Conditional Pardon - June 1845

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st December, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ship; Florentia 2nd.
Indent No; 25
Name; James Ansell
Age; 25 years. [1804] Protestant, Single
Native Place; Herefordshire
Offence; House Breaking
Trial; Hereford - 7 Dec 1829 - Sentence - Life
Height; 5 ft 4 1/2 in
Hair - Brown. Eyes - Hazel. Complexion - Ruddy, freckled.

1846 - 1 Jul Conditional Pardon. No; 46/349. Age; 41 [1805] T

Possible BROTHER; Jonathan Ansell arrived in the Colony per Ship; Lloyds - 1837.
Refer Indent No; 63.
Noted in the Remarks Column; BROTHER; James Ansell, prisoner, out 8 years, sentence; 14 years

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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