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James Burley, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Peel, 06 September 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 184. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2016 wrote:
James BURLEY was convicted at Somerset on 6 Aug 1844 for stealing 2 ducks. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Sir Robert Peel’ arriving 26 Dec 1844. Ship Surgeon’s Report: “active, steady, recommended”.
Aged 19yrs; 4’10 1/4”; deformed leg; trade -ostler; Protestant; can read & write.
Native Place - Bristol, England.
18mths Probation Period.
13 Jan 1850: Ticket of Leave
7 Aug 1854: Certificate of Freedom, at Longford, Tasmania.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 184. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 184), date