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James Carr

James Carr, one of 270 convicts transported on the Nile, 18 September 1857

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Carr
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Murder
Convicted at: Lancashire, Liverpool Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Nile
Departure date: 18th September, 1857
Arrival date: 1st January, 1858
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 237 (120)
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

Steven Horton on 5th January, 2017 wrote:

Along with Philip Wall, Carr was sentenced to death for the murder of a man in Liverpool on 19th February 1856 but this was commuted to transportation.

Convict Changes History

Steven Horton on 5th January, 2017 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Ashton on 20th February, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

Ashton on 20th February, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

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