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James Bowkett, one of 176 convicts transported on the Manlius, 16 July 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd September, 1875
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 445 (224). Tasmania, Convict Pardons, 1841-1842 HO10/57. Linc, Description List CON18/1/15 Page 6 and Conduct Record CON31/1/1 and Death Record RGD35/1/44 no 499.
||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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Leonie Matthews on 25th April, 2018 wrote:
He married Susanna Lee 06 September 1841 in Christ Church, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
Iris Dunne on 25th April, 2018 wrote:
Convicted: 25 March 1828
Description List No.1104: James Bowkett, Trade: Farm Labourer (Fr. Lab. & pn), Age 24
Conduct Record: Transported for Horse Stealing, Gaol report an indifferent, idle, disorderly character. Hulk report “Orderly”. Wife & ch.
Conditional Pardon No.356, named James Bauket - dated 24 May 1842
Death 3 September 1875, Age 72, Farmer, Pulmonary Inflammation, Registerd: Longford - (On same page of Death Record is Susannah Bowkett, age 56, Farmers wife, Inflammation of the Lungs, death 20 August 1875)
Convict Changes History
Leonie Matthews on 25th April, 2018 made the following changes:
Iris Dunne on 25th April, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 445 (224). Tasmania, Convict Pardons, 1841-1842 HO10/57. Linc, Description List CON18/1/15 Page 6 and Conduct Record CON31/1/1 and Death Record RGD35/1