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James Blanch

James Blanch, one of 174 convicts transported on the Fanny, 25 August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Blanch
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 17th November, 1784
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 27th October, 1841
Age: 56 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing linen
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Fanny
Departure date: 25th August, 1815
Arrival date: 18th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 174 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 225 (114)
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

Brian Elliott on 18th February, 2013 wrote:

Granted Ticket of Leave February 1821.

Jan Addison on 22nd March, 2013 wrote:

At the time of his arrest James was a Customs house officer. 
Later in Australia he worked as a brass founder and mechanical instrument maker.  In 1833 as required by a recent act of Parliament he manufactured the first sets of weights and measures.
Ref.  http://members.optusnet.com.au/jph8524/JHjames_blanch.htm

Jan Addison on 22nd March, 2013 wrote:

Baptism St. Annes Soho 16/02/1785.  Date of birth 17/11/1784.  James son of James and Jane Blanch

Convict Changes History

Brian Elliott on 18th February, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1784, date of death 27th October, 1841, crime

Jan Addison on 22nd March, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 17th November, 1784

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