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James Bishop, one of 178 convicts transported on the Portland, 19 November 1831
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 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 227 (116)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th August, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.
Name; James Bishop
No; 74? - 110
Age; 17 Est Date of Birth; 1815
Education: Read & Write
Religion; Protestant, Single,
Native Place: London
Offence; Stealing Handkerchiefs
Date of Trial: London. 20th October 1831
Sentence: 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 3 3/4 inches
Hair: Dark Brown
Noted against name; Killed at Windsor in August 1836. In the service of Christopher Flinn.
The Sydney Monitor (NSW : 1828 - 1838) Fri 11 Nov 1836
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 1836. - Died after a bout of Prize Fighting.
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: James Bishop
Date of Death: Aug 1836
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th August, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime