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James Balaam

James Balaam, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Balaam
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Farm labourer
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: Larceny
Convicted at: Suffolk. Ipswich Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pestonjee Bomanjee
Departure date: 16th April, 1852
Arrival date: 31st July, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 291 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 417 (211)
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

stsearcher on 1st June, 2018 wrote:

TL granted 8 September 1853
Conditional Pardon granted 29 July 1854

Convict Changes History

stsearcher on 1st June, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

stsearcher on 1st June, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

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