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James Brown, one of 230 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 10 October 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||7th December, 1815
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 105 (54)
||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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Daniel on 16th October, 2018 wrote:
xref: HO 17/121/58
D Wong on 16th October, 2018 wrote:
James Brown was 24 years old on arrival - Native Place: London.
James was literate, Protestant, single, 5’5½” tall, sallow and freckled complexion, dark brown hair, dark chestnut eyes, small mole on left side of neck, small mole, ship in full said, J B inside lower right arm, crown and anchor inside lower left arm.
1847: TOL Bathurst
27/8/1853 Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal, NSW:
James Brown, George Allcot, and Thomas Lorrimer were indicted for stealing on the 6th August at Sofala, a pig, the property of Mr. Larkin Foreman. They all pleaded not guilty.
James Brown was running a lodging house, Allcot and Lorrimer were lodging with him. James was found guilty and sentenced to 3 years hard labour on the roads. Allcot and Lorrimer were found not guilty and discharged.
1855: TOL Dungog : Tried Bathurst Aug 53.
Convict Changes History
Daniel on 16th October, 2018 made the following changes:
alias1: James Bentote, date of birth: 7th December, 1815 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
D Wong on 16th October, 2018 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime