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James Buckingshaw, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Norfolk, Boro' of Kings Lynn Quarter Sessions
30th June, 1845
15th October, 1845
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 298 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 325 (164)
||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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D Wong on 14th January, 2017 wrote:
James Buckingshaw was 24 years old on arrival. His native place was Lynn, Oxford.
James was transported along with John Johnson (also on board) for ‘stealing wearing apparel from a wreck at Lynn in Norfolk.
James was 5’5” tall, single, reads and writes a little brown hair and whiskers, hazel eyes, tattoos.
Brothers: William, John, at Lynn
28/9/1846: James died at Salt Water River
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 14th January, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime