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James Atkins

James Atkins, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Atkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Indoor servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 260
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

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.
6/8/1838: COF
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

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