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James Black, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 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 84
||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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greg petersen on 6th January, 2017 wrote:
on hulk Justitia (formerly Dutch ship Zeeland)at Woolwich, transferred to Claudine & transported to van Diemen’s Land.
D Wong on 7th January, 2017 wrote:
13/1/1821 Carlisle Patriot Cumbria, England:
James Sprout, James Black, (for stealing geese), and Thomas Turner, were sentenced to seven years’ transportation.
James Black was 25 years old on arrival, he was born in Broughton, Lancashire.
James was 5’ 8” tall, dark brown hair, brown eyes, pockpitted, several scars on eyebrow and chin, JT on right wrist.
Mother at Ulverstone names Sharp, Uncles name James Sharp.
10/6/1822: Married Ann Croft, 27, (Providence 1821) he was 26.
4/3/1824: Disobeyance of orders, insolence and neglect of duty - 50 lashes.
24/6/1828: Bound over to keep the peace for 12 months towards Ann his wife - charged with assault and beating her.
17/12/1828: Beating his wife Ann.
11/4/1833: Beating his wife Ann.
No date of death found. Possible death for Ann Black -Widow - aged 57, died of consumption - Hobart.
greg petersen on 21st July, 2017 wrote:
Convicted at Cumberland 9th January 1821.
Native Place : Broughton, Lancashire
Height: 5’ 8”, Hair D Brown, Eyes: Brown
Pock pitted, several scars on eyebrow & chin J T on R wrist
freedom certificate# 1828-22/27, 15th January 1828
greg petersen on 24th March, 2019 wrote:
1828 Saturday 19th January, GOVERNMENT NOTICE.
Colonial Secretary’s Office,
THE period for which the undermentioned persons were transported having expired, Certificates have been granted to them accordingly.
James Black, Claudine
Convict Changes History
greg petersen on 6th January, 2017 made the following changes:
D Wong on 7th January, 2017 made the following changes:
greg petersen on 21st July, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000)