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James Bailey

James Bailey, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Bailey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
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 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Cambridge Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 111 (57). Tasmanian Archives - convict record.
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

Nell Murphy on 28th April, 2018 wrote:

James BAILEY was convicted at Cambridge, England on 6 Aug 1821 for grand larceny.  7 yr transportation sentence. Gaol Report: “very indifferent”. Hulk Report: “orderly”. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Phoenix’ arriving 1822.

Married man - wife & 3 children at native place of residence, Cambridge, England.
Father at Cambridge.

VDL:
Assigned to work service in the Colony.
By 1828 had received his Ticket of Leave.
18 July 1828: Absent without a pass and having neglected to attend Muster and Church Service. Admonished.
1832: charged with assault but case dismissed.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 28th April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 111 (57). Tasmanian Archives - convict record. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number

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