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James Braysher

James Brazier, one of 260 convicts transported on the Layton, 09 July 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Braysher
Aliases: James Brazier
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 1891
Age: 76 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 9th July, 1839
Arrival date: 7th December, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 57 (30)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Marion on 22nd March, 2017 wrote:

Born in Plumpton, Sussex, England.
Married twice - in Australia
Moved to Echuca, Victoria.
Had nine children from 2nd marriage.

Iris Dunne on 22nd March, 2017 wrote:

Tried 21 February 1838 [Sentence] to be computed from 7 March being under sentence of imprisonment five weeks.
James Brazier permission to marry Ann Cooley (Free) March 1846 - Launceston

Convict Changes History

Marion on 22nd March, 2017 made the following changes:

surname: Braysher (prev. Brazier), gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 22nd March, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: James Brazier

wendy quayle on 8th December, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1891 (prev. 0000)

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