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James Bonser

James Bonser, one of 270 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 10 August 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Bonser
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 14th December, 1826
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 21st April, 1888
Age: 61 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Leicester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: William Jardine
Departure date: 10th August, 1844
Arrival date: 20th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 147 (75)
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

Iris Dunne on 16th August, 2020 wrote:

Conduct Record: aged 20, Trade Shoemaker, Tried 1 July 1844, Transported for Felony (Stealing a Silk Handkerchief, 2nd conviction, Single, C.Pardon 28 August 1855
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-62$init=CON33-1-62P25

Employment
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON30-1-2$init=CON30-1-2P250JPG

Iris Dunne on 16th August, 2020 wrote:

Marriage Permission 1 June 1853 to Mary Taylor from ship Duke of Cornwall
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON52-1-6$init=CON52-1-6P017

Convict Changes History

Graeme Bonser on 16th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 14th December, 1826 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st April, 1888 (prev. 0000), occupation

Iris Dunne on 16th August, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 16th August, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 147 (75) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 147 (75)), occup

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