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James Atkins, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 260
||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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D Wong on 28th February, 2013 wrote:
James Atkins was 19 years old and a native of Chelsea. He was transported for ‘robbing his master’. He stole 2 silver spoons, value 20s., the property of William Spratt, for whom he had been working for 6 months at the Royal Hospital Public House.
24/6/1837: TOL Patrick Plains.
5/10/1839: Applied to marry Rebecca Larkins, aged 23 who came free. He was 26. They married at the Presbyterian Church, Whittingham NSW in 1839.
No issue found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 28th February, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1812, gender, occupation, crime