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James Brown

James Brown, one of 159 convicts transported on the Hebe, 27 July 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Brown
Aliases: Browne
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hebe
Departure date: 27th July, 1820
Arrival date: 31st December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 356
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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Maureen Withey on 11th May, 2019 wrote:

Tasmanian Record: CON13-1-3 Image 26

List of 5 convicts who having given their testimonies before the Court of Criminal Jurisdiction as Approvers, were embarked on board the Brig Woodlark on the 9th ultimo for the purpose of serving the remainder of their sentences at Hobart Town in V. D. Land.
Signed by J. Goulburn, Colonial Secretary’s Office, at Sydney, and dated 15 March 1824.

James Browne; Ship, Hebe; Trade, Labourer; Tried at Norfolk Ass. 18 March 1820; Sentence, Life.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 11th May, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Browne

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