Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

James Collings

James Collings, one of 156 convicts transported on the Atlas, 05 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Collings
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bristol Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 5th June, 1819
Arrival date*: 5th February, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 154 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 167 (85)
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If James Collings was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about James Collings?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 29th March, 2020 wrote:

At the General Quarter Sessions for this city, held at the Guildhall Monday and Tuesday last, the following prisoners were tried and received sentence as under: … James Collins and John Brown, for stealing three hand-vices, &c.. … seven years Transportation.
Bristol Mirror, 16 Jan 1819.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 29th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au