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James Ball

James Ball, one of 186 convicts transported on the Andromeda, 13 November 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Ball
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 3rd November, 1888
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: Poaching
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Andromeda
Departure date: 13th November, 1832
Arrival date: 11th March, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 185 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 456
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

S Bennett on 27th January, 2014 wrote:

James Ball married widow Rebecca Townsend nee Sunderland 14/5/1848.  Daughter Rachel Ball (born 1850) married William Dunston. James Ball (died Kurrajong) thought to be brother-in-law of convict William Giddins/Giddings (Andromeda 11)

Convict Changes History

S Bennett on 27th January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 3rd November, 1888 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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