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James Collins

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Collins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1760
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1817
Age: 57 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Chapman
Departure date: 25th March, 1817
Arrival date: 26th July, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 86 other convicts

References

Primary source: 1816 - Convict Ship Muster Roll.
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th March, 2021 wrote:

1816 - Convict Ship Muster Roll.
Name; James Collins
Age; 57. [1760]
Trial - Co. Cork -
Offence; Pig Stealing

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th March, 2021 wrote:

1816 - New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, Convicts put on board the Chapman 9 Feb 1817 from County Cork Goal
Name; James Collins
Offence; Sheep Stealing
Date; Summer assizes 1816
Sentence; DEATH: Respited

1817 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, Bond Indentures.
No details noted against name

1817 - New South Wales, Convict List. New South Wales. James Collins. Ship; Chapman. Died on Passage.

Maureen Withey on 7th April, 2021 wrote:

Thursday evening Mr. Justice pronounced sentence of death upon the following fifteen persons convicted in the City of Cork, ... James Collins, John Connor, Daniel Connor, Richard Connor and Cornelius Connor, for sheep stealing, ....
Dublin Evening Post, 12 Sept 1816.

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All arrived on Chapman.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th March, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: 1816 - Convict Ship Muster Roll. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Collins, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1760, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1817 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th March, 2021 made the following changes:

crime

Maureen Withey on 7th April, 2021 made the following changes:

term: 99 years

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