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James Burton

James Burton, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Burton
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 30th July, 1819
Arrival date: 18th December, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 191 (97)
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

Vicki Osborn on 7th June, 2020 wrote:

James Burton made an application to marry Bridget Roe per John Bull 1821 on 23rd May, 1831 at Maitland. James married Bridget at Maitland on 4th July, 1831 [1194/1831 V18311194 15 CH][5442/1831 V18315442 3B CH]- NSWBDM
Ticket of Leave: 1828, Newcastle
Certificate of Freedom: 1833
James was assigned to C.E. Close, 22.10.1824, Newcastle.

Convict Changes History

Vicki Osborn on 7th June, 2020 made the following changes:


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