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James Brown, one of 224 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 18 November 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Stratford, Willm. (alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 470. Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 10th January, 2018 wrote:
James BROWN (stated his correct name is William STRATFORD) was convicted at Sussex, England on 26 July 1834 for receiving stolen property. 14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Waterloo’ 1834. Ship surgeon’s report: “quiet & orderly”.
Colony of VDL:
Work service assignments. Some notes of misconduct.
Ticket of Leave granted 19 June 1843.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 10th January, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 470. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 470), alias1: Stratfor