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James Boswell, one of 200 convicts transported on the York, 11 August 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 388. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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 28th July, 2016 wrote:
James BOSWELL was convicted at Middlesex, London on 5 April 1832 for Highway Robbery. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘York’ 1832.
Married man, 2 children. Wife at Charles Street, Drury, Lane, London.
Assignments of work service. Several records of misconduct.
Ticket of Leave granted
Conditional Pardon 4 Aug 1846
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 28th July, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 388. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 388), gender