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James Boreham, one of 322 convicts transported on the Barossa, 09 May 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Frs labourer & ploughman
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
9th May, 1844
5th September, 1844
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 321 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 88. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 15th March, 2017 wrote:
James BOREHAM was convicted at Chelmsford, Essex on 4 March 1844 for night poaching, in company of Christopher Wright & David Kempton. 10yr transportation sentence. (The other two men were also convicted and transported). Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Barossa’ arriving 6 Sept 1844.
Aged 36yrs; farmer’s labourer, can plough, 5’7”; Protestant; can read; single man; ruddy complexion; dk brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Native place of birth: nr Chelmsford.
Sisters: Susan, Sarah & Emily (ref - recorded on family Indent upon arrival in VDL)
15 mths Probation Period in Colony of VDL.
Station Gang: Victoria Valley.
11 Dec 1849: Ticket of Leave granted.
3 Feb 1852: Conditional Pardon approved.
6 March 1854: Free Certificate issued.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 15th March, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 88. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 88),