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James Arthur, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 144
||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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Anonymous on 31st May, 2012 wrote:
James Arthur was 19 years old when in the company of William McDonald, aged 30 and Thomas Everitt aged 21, stole 1 purse, value 6d., 1 sovereign, 6shillings and 1 groat the property of Elizabeth Watkins.
Convict exiles - 30/4/1850 sailed from Spithead to Moreton Bay.
1850 TOL Moreton Bay
9/8/1851: TOL cancelled for being absent from the district.
A. Follower on 14th February, 2020 wrote:
9-Aug-1851: Ticket of Leave cancelled for being absent from the district., 9 August 1851 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
The undermentioned prisoners of the Crown being absent from their Districts, are illegally at large :-
James Arthur, Bangalore, 22, London, laborer, 5 feet 10 1/4 inches, fair ruddy comp., light brown hair, hazel grey eyes, scar on each eyebrow, scar right side of forehead, nose long and inclining to the right side, anchor, cross, AC, and burnt mark inside lower left arm, two scars back of left thumb; from Ticket of Leave, Moreton Bay, since June, 1851.
[New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), [No. 93], Page 1351. - 15 August 1851]
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 31st May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1828-00-00 (prev. 1831-00-00)
Barry Gange on 31st May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1831-00-00, date of death 1868-00-00, gender m