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James Atkinson

James Atkinson, one of 200 convicts transported on the Morley, 05 August 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Atkinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Wheelwright
Date of Death: 13th March, 1843
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 5th August, 1829
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 148
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 27th March, 2012 wrote:

5/8/1829: Assigned to E.C. Close, Hunters River.
20/1/1831: Atkinson, James - No. 27-2563 Morley, 26, Wheelwright, Cumberland, 5’4 1/2" Tall, grey eyes, light brown hair, Fair ruddy and freckled complexion, absconded from Hyde Park Barracks.
24/3/1838: TOL - Maitland.
1/5/1838: TOL Cancelled - sentenced to be worked in irons for 12 calendar months.
20/5/1840: Wheelwright aged 35 absconded from Harper’s Hill Stockade, 28th April.
13/3/1843: Convict Death Register, Age 35, Dist/Parish: General Hospital.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 27th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1843-03-13, gender m

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