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James Carr, one of 296 convicts transported on the Earl Cornwallis, August 1800
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||14th September, 1849
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 288
||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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Chris Donnolley on 8th February, 2012 wrote:
the name was Jane (not James) Carr, female, aged about 28, convicted York Castle 1800, married to William Henry, also transported on Earl Cornwallis
John Mason on 1st February, 2014 wrote:
New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 forJane Carr
D Wong on 3rd February, 2014 wrote:
Jane Carr was transported for stealing a large quantity of merchandise from Thomas and Charles Espener, who had employed her as a housekeeper.
Jane met and married William Henry on the Earl Cornwallis (although no record of the marriage found). They had 3 children.
14/9/1849: Jane died of old age at Lane Cove and was buried in the Parish of St Phillip, County of Cumberland, Baptist Cemetery.
Convict Changes History
Chris Donnolley on 8th February, 2012 made the following changes:
John Mason on 1st February, 2014 made the following changes:
firstname: Jane (prev. James)
D Wong on 3rd February, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1769 (prev. 0000), date of death: 14th September, 1849 (prev. 0000)