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James Buckley, one of 200 convicts transported on the England, 31 March 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||York, Leeds Quarter Sessions
31st March, 1832
18th July, 1832
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 297 (149)
||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 8th August, 2019 wrote:
COLONIAL SECRETARY’S OFFICE, Feb. 18, 1835.
THE Lieutenant Governor has much pleasure in notifying the capture of the bushrangers, Jeffkins and Brown, by a party of the Police under circumstances reflecting much credit upon the individuals concerned, to whom his Excellency has granted the following rewards, under the Government Notices of 21st Feb. and 4th March 1834, viz:— To Thomas Walker, (free) Richard Burbidge, life, per Governor Ready; James Buckley, 1728, 14 (holding a Conditional Pardon) 250 acres of land each, for the apprehension of Jeffkins, and to the said Richard Burbidge, a Free Pardon.
To Thomas Walker, (free) Richard Burbridge (holding a Conditional Pardon) James Smeed, 817, life, per Governor Ready; James Buckley, 1728, 14 years, per England ; Henry Chalk, 994, 14 years, per Thames; William Birmingham, 881, 14 years, per Medway ; Frederick Carman, 934, life, per Georgiana ; John Harris, 181, 14 years, per Dromedary ; and the representative of Thomas Smith, the sum of £33 6s. 8d. each, being their respective shares of the rewards offered in the before-mentioned Government Notices, for the apprehension of Jeffkins and Brown, viz. £200 for the former, and £100 for the latter. His Excellency has also approved of free pardons and £30 each, being granted to James Smeed, James Buckley, Henry Chalk, William Birmingham, Frederick Carman, and John Harris.
By his Excellency’s command,
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 8th August, 2019 made the following changes: