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James Briant, one of 250 convicts transported on the General Stewart, 19 July 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 67 (35)
||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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Maureen Withey on 29th March, 2020 wrote:
Dorchester Lent Assizes were not terminated till late on Saturday night of the 14th instant. The following prisoners received sentences as under :— James Briant, convicted burglariously entering the dwelling house of R. White, at Handley ; and ... received sentence of death.
Salisbury Journal, 23 Mar 1818.
D Wong on 30th March, 2020 wrote:
James Briant was listed as 40 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Wiltshire.
James was 5’5½” tall, dark sallow complexion, dark brown hair, dark eyes.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 29th March, 2020 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
D Wong on 30th March, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), occupation