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James Armstrong

James Armstrong, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 03 December 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Armstrong
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 1842
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Insubordination
Convicted at: Manchester Court Martial
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lady Nugent
Departure date: 3rd December, 1834
Arrival date: 9th April, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 285 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 485 (244)
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 9th July, 2012 wrote:

James Armstrong was 20 years old on arrival.  He was born in Fermanagh County Ireland, and was single.

1/1/1842: Shot himself whilst assigned to John Buckland in the district of Coros River/Narellan Grange, aged 26.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 9th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1815-00-00, date of death 1842-00-00, gender m

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