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James Brown

James Brown, one of 224 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 18 November 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Brown
Aliases: Stratford, Willm. (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 18th November, 1834
Arrival date: 3rd March, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 470. Tasmanian Archives.
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

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:
Single man.
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

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