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James Bulpitt

James Bulpitt, one of 160 convicts transported on the Royal George, 22 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Bulpitt
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: Southampton, Town of Romsey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 22nd August, 1828
Arrival date: 24th December, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 471 (237)
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

Hilary Kavanagh on 11th August, 2017 wrote:

Hampshire Chronicle Jan 21 1828
James Bulpitt, aged eighteen, was indicted for having on the 5th December, by false pretences, obtained from the shop of Mr S Moody, cutler, two guns, and two pounds of shot, also for a similar fraud on another tradesman, to which he pleaded guilty, and it appearing that the prisoner had been convicted of a similar offence at a former sessions, the Court sentenced him to seven years transportation

Convict Changes History

Hilary Kavanagh on 11th August, 2017 made the following changes:


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