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James Cheriton

James Cheriton, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Cheriton
Aliases: Charrington, Cherrington
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1829
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 181 (92)
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

D Wong on 11th December, 2012 wrote:

James Cheriton was 19 years old when indicted for stealing 2 watches, value £6, the goods of Henry Spicer.  James was sentenced to Death.

James was weak ankled and bow legged and had crooked legs.

Father: James, an hostler.
2 Sisters: Sarah Ann, Emma.
1 Brother: John.
The lived in Duck-lane, Westminster.

1828 Census: “Charington” age 26, Labourer, assigned to R A Rodd at Paterson Plains.

1829: Newcastle: Register book of burials, Listed as Cherrington.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th December, 2012 made the following changes:

alias1, alias2, date of birth 1799, date of death 1829, gender, occupation, crime

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