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James Atkinson, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829
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 Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 121 (63).
Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-1,433,93,L,80
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 31st October, 2012 wrote:
James was convicted for House breaking and given a Life sentence.
Gaol Report: Bad character.
Hulk Report: Orderley.
Native Place: Newington, Surrey, England.
Van Diemens Land:
06/01/1834: Gross neglect of duty & drunk - to serve 12 months in Police, beyond specified time.
23/04/1834: Misconduct in having a dog in his possession belonging to Mr. Ralston and refuse to give it up when requested, also use improper language - Fined.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 31st October, 2012 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1805, gender, occupation, crime