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James Clee, one of 189 convicts transported on the Duke of Portland, January 1807
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||State Archives NSW, TOL Butts (NRS 12202)& Muster (HO10/19). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/4). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 397 (198)
||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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Sally mcdonnell on 2nd November, 2011 wrote:
Conditional Pardon 15th February 1838. Wife listed as Mary Childs. No death information found to date. 5 children Mary junior, Richard, William, Charles and James.
Iris Dunne on 4th November, 2016 wrote:
Details on TOL - Native place - Derby, Trade or Calling: Farming Man, Date of Trial 26 April 1806, DOB 1775, Height 5 feet 9 1/4, complexion sallow, brown hair, blue eyes
Also written on top of TOL: “In lieu of No. 472/692 dated 4th Sept. 1823 ‘unclear word - possible nsw’ returned mutilated & Cancelled”
Also, written on side there are 3 comments.
1. “altered to ...........illegible”
2. “altered to Goulburn ..........35/435, 21 August 1835
3. “Side-............letter dated 17th April 1830”
Iris Dunne on 12th February, 2019 wrote:
Prison Hulk ship Prudentia moored at Woolwich, received 18 June 1806, Offence: Desertion, transferred for transportation 6 Dec.1806
Convict Musters 1825, James Clee, Est. birth year abt 1795, Employment: Landholder Appin
Note: Problem with DOB: if born 1775 and DOD is correct at 1892 that makes him 117 years old. Muster shows born 1795 which may seem more reasonable
Convict Changes History
Sally mcdonnell on 2nd November, 2011 made the following changes:
Iris Dunne on 4th November, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1775 (prev. 0000)
Krystal Sharwood on 10th February, 2019 made the following changes:
alias2: Clay, date of death: 1892 (prev. 0000)
Iris Dunne on 12th February, 2019 made the following changes:
source: State Archives NSW, TOL Butts (NRS 12202)& Muster (HO10/19). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/4). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 397 (198) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Micro