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James Campbell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Campbell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: 1833
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Meath
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 4th June, 1833
Arrival date: 26th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 51 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.
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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; James Campbell
Ship; Royal Admiral
No; 33 -2561. 151
Age;  30 Est birth Year; 1803
Unable to Read & Write; Single; Religion; Catholic
Native Place; County Meath
Calling; Groom and Stockman (Sickly)
Offence; Stealing saddle
Date of Trial: Meath 9 July 1832
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 5
Complexion; Sallow
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Grey
Noted against name; Died in General Hospital Sydney 3rd Nov 1833

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th February, 2021 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals,
Ship: Royal Admiral - 1833
Name; Jas Campbell. [James Campbell]
Age; 30
Disease; Catarrh
Discharged; Colonial Hospital. 29 October 1833

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Campbell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1803, date of death: 1833, gender: m, occupation, cr

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