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James Boroughs

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Boroughs
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Insubordination
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Tenasserim
Departure date: 17th October, 1844
Arrival date: 29th December, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 17th December, 2019 wrote:

James Boroughs arrived at Hobart Town 29th Dec 1844 on the 2nd journey made by Tenasserim transporting prisoners from India.

Arrivals.— December 29.—  Tenasserim, barque, M’Kenzie, master, from Calcutta 17th October, with sugar, rice, &c., and 20 male prisoners. Passengers — Dr. Wootten, Captain Apperley, 4th Light Cavalry, Mrs. Apperley and three children, Captain Lloyd, Mr. Parry, five rank and file 4t.h Light Cavalry, one woman and child, John Gill, and Mrs. Mason. Lost a prisoner over board on the passage.
The shipping Gazette and Sydney General Trade List, Jan 18 1845.

419. James Boroughs, tried Dinapore Ct. Ml. 16 July 1844- 14 years . Transported for Insubordination. Stated this offence – Striking Corporal Timmon with a stick, 62nd Regiment, 1st offence, single. Age 24, native of Co. Carlow.
Various incidents recorded.
T. L. 16 Dec 51. and 14.12 53.
Last entry: Abscd. 27.3.55 to 3.4.55.

Convict Indent: Age 24, roman catholic, can read and write, single. 62nd Regt. 5 years. Trade, labourer. F(ather) John, M(other) Frances, M ?? at NP (Native place)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 17th December, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 14 years, voyage, source: Convict Indent: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-2$init=CON16-1-2p186 https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-2$init=CON16-1-2p187 Convict Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON37-1-2$init=CON37-1-2p82 (

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