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James Brooks

James Brooks, one of 290 convicts transported on the Exmouth, 03 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Brooks
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Iron founder
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Exmouth
Departure date: 3rd March, 1831
Arrival date: 28th July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW, Butts of COF (NRS 12210)& Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4016; Microfiche: 679 & Series: NRS 12189; Item: X633; Microfiche: 697). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 24
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

Elizabeth Yewers on 6th February, 2019 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom granted June 4th 1841

Elizabeth Yewers on 6th February, 2019 wrote:

Granted Certificate of Freedom at Sydney June 24th 1841 (Source: Government Gazette quoted in The SYDNEY MONITOR & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER on Friday 2nd July 1841)

Iris Dunne on 12th February, 2019 wrote:

Convict Indents: aged 21, can read and write, married with 1 male child, Protestant, Trade: Machine Maker / iron worker, Offence: Stealing scarf

Certificate of Freedom No.40/1455 dated 2 September 1840, Trade: Machine Maker, Trial 18 October 1830, Offence: “blank”, Year of Birth 1809

Convict Changes History

Elizabeth Yewers on 6th February, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 12th February, 2019 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW, Butts of COF (NRS 12210)& Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4016; Microfiche: 679 & Series: NRS 12189; Item: X633; Microfiche: 697). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Num

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