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James Burcham

James Burcham, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Burcham
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Fortune
Departure date: November, 1812
Arrival date: 11th June, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 83 (43)
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

Peter Hinds on 30th July, 2014 wrote:

James Burcham married another convict Mary Morris on 23 September 1816 at Parramatta. By 1828 Mary had left Burcham and was living with John Champley. Their story is told in my book “The Campbelltown Convicts”. See
http://www.amazon.com/The-Campbelltown-Convicts-Peter-Hinds/dp/0987396161/

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