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James Brooks

James Brooks, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Brooks
Aliases: Haslam (alias)
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 276
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

Maureen Withey on 4th November, 2019 wrote:

Samuel Gent, aged 20, and James Haslam, 24, with robbing John Davies on the highway, at Manchester, of a watch, hat, and umbrella—-Guilty.
Lancaster Gazette, 11 Sept 1819.

..and received the awful sentence of death :..Samuel Gent, James Brooks alias Haslam, ...
Lancaster Gazette, 18 Sept 1819.

Sheerness hulks – Retribution and Bellopheron.
HO-9-7-1. P 46.
Received from Lancaster October 22 1819.
Jas. Brooks, aged 24, Capt. respited, at Lancaster, 1 Sept 1819,  Life, (sent for) Transp 15 Mar 1820.

Maureen Withey on 4th November, 2019 wrote:

Ticket of Leave obtained:
County of Wellington, Mudgee.
Brooks, James, alias Haslam, Mangles 1;
Australasian chronicle, 23 Sept 1843.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 4th November, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Haslam (alias) (prev. Haslam (Alias))

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