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James Blows

James Blows, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 03 December 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Blows
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 30th May, 1878
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Bedford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Nugent
Departure date: 3rd December, 1834
Arrival date: 9th April, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 285 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 475 (239)
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

Vic O'Callaghan on 24th May, 2018 wrote:

James was married to Mary Cormick (1806 - 1884).
They had three sons.
James 1884 - 1893
John 1846 - 1896
Samuel 1852 - 1890

D Wong on 24th May, 2018 wrote:

25/10/1834 Huntingdon, Bedford & Peterborough Gazette Cambridgeshire, England:
Bedfordshire Sessions—(concluded.)
Sessions— (concluded.) JAMES BLOWS was convicted of maliciously and feloniously maiming and wounding a male ass, the property of Charles Alboue, of Stotfold, and was sentenced to seven years’ transportation.

1839: TOL Yass.

1843: Married Mary Cormick at Melbourne, St Francis (VIC) Catholic Church.

1878: James Blows died in Victoria.
Wife Mary died in 1884 in Victoria.

Convict Changes History

Vic O'Callaghan on 24th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th May, 1878 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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