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James Bridges

James Bridges, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Bridges
Aliases: Clatherwood (alias), Clitherow (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Ploughman/shearer/reaper/milkman/sower
Date of Death: 15th October, 1847
Age: 51 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Cambridge, Isle of Ely Session of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 254
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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D Wong on 28th February, 2013 wrote:

James Bridges was 35 years old, a native of Norfolk, and he had previous convictions.

1840: TOL Parramatta
1846: Recommended for CP

15/10/1847: Died at Sydney. (Convict Death Register).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th February, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1 Clatherwood (alias) (prev. Clatherwood (Alias)), alias2 Clitherow (alias) (prev. Clitherow (Alias)), date of birth 1796, date of death 15th October, 1847, gender, occupation, crime

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