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James Botton, one of 188 convicts transported on the Atlas, 16 January 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Farm boy, labourer, selector
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
* Arrival date is estimated
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 250
||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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Anonymous on 7th October, 2011 wrote:
James’ wife Elizabeth Hillyer and their daughter Sarah joined him in 1819. Elizabeth was granted 8 acres of land at O’Connell Plains NSW and James was assigned to her.
His occupation was a labourer and his religion was C of E. Description: 5ft9ins tall, Complexion: Sallow, Hair: Dark Brown, Eyes: Hazel.
Conditional Pardon: 1833 23rd June.
Brigette Smith on 24th September, 2015 wrote:
James BOTTON changed his Surname to BURTON upon him being granted of ‘Ticket of Leave’- FREEDOM
Convict Changes History
Brigette Smith on 24th September, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Burton, date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1856 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime