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James Bailey, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 111 (57). Tasmanian Archives - convict record.
||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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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.
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