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James Austin

James Austin, one of 99 convicts transported on the Hoogley, 31 October 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Austin
Aliases: Osten, Hopson, Hipson, Hepson
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hooghley
Departure date: 31st October, 1827
Arrival date: 24th February, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 288. NSW State Records, Convict Index [4/4093; Reel 921]. QLD Archives
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

Iris Dunne on 28th January, 2017 wrote:

Trial 6 June 1827 &/or 19 April 1927
Crime: Forged Notes
Ticket of Leave No. 34/364 District Sydney
Colonial Conviction: to Sydney 14 March 1835 (can’t decipher crime)
http://www.archivessearch.qld.gov.au/Image/DigitalImageView.aspx?ImageId=23429 - page 33, 3/10

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 28th January, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 288. NSW State Records, Convict Index [4/4093; Reel 921]. QLD Archives (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Num

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