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James Barrie, one of 300 convicts transported on the Cornwall, 28 February 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 65 (35)
||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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Anonymous on 26th May, 2012 wrote:
James Barrie was 40 years old when he arrived in VDL. He was transported for receiving handkerchiefs and shawls, had prior convictions for housebreaking, 5’3 3/4" tall, single, reads and writes, presbyterian and a shoemaker by trade.
26/8/1853 Married Elizabeth Duncan (free) and they had at least 2 male children.
16/6/1860: On the electoral roll District of Launceston.
Nov. 1860: Living in Patterson Street, adjoining St. Andrew’s church.
16/2/1865: Issued with a Hawker’s Licence Launceston.
12/5/1870: Fined 5s., and 7s6d. for allowing his chimney to catch fire (Launceston)
Died Launceston in 1873. Elizabeth then married John Collins also in 1873.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 26th May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1873-00-00
Anonymous on 14th May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1810-00-00, gender m