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James Collins, one of 140 convicts transported on the Dick, 02 October 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 408
||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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D Wong on 2nd January, 2018 wrote:
29/7/1820 Staffordshire Advertiser Staffordshire, England: Joseph Green, George Gallimore, John Fisher, James Russell, James Collins, for stealing in a warehouse.
All arrived per ‘Dick’.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
COLLINS, James. Per “Dick”, 1821
1822 Dec 22: On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Orphan School Farm clearing party (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.128)
1823/24/25: Assigned to government employment at Newcastle.
18/10/1826: Newcastle: Appointed constable and turnkey in the room of John Broadbent who was dismissed.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 2nd January, 2018 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime