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James Avery

James Avery, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 07 September 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Avery
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: 1875
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing cheese
Convicted at: York, Kingston Upon Hull Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Barry
Departure date: 7th September, 1835
Arrival date: 17th January, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 320 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/3. State Archives NSW, Indents (Series NRS 12189; Item: X639; Microfiche: 721)& Butts of COF (NRS 12210). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, 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

Iris Dunne on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

Prison Hulk ship Ganymede moored at Woolwich & Devonport, Received 21 Jan. 1835, aged 25, Offence Stealing 4 half crowns, Transferred 27 Aug. 1835 NSW

Annotated Printed Indentures: aged 26, can read, Roman Catholic, Single, Native Place Yorkshire, Trade Carter, Offence Stealing Money, Tried 8 January 1835, previous conviction 14 days, Remarks: Pearl on left eye and nearly blind of it, scar right side of forehead, scar near knuckle of forefinger of right hand.

Certificate of Freedom No.42/1364 dated 9 August 1842, Prisoner No. 36/288, Trade Carter, Year of Birth 1810

Convict Changes History

sarah on 21st February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 22nd February, 2020 made the following changes:

source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/3. State Archives NSW, Indents (Series NRS 12189; Item: X639; Microfiche: 721)& Butts of COF (NRS 12210). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 148 (prev. Aust

sarah on 27th February, 2020 made the following changes:

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