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James Connolly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Connolly
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: Antrim Court (Ireland)
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Almorah
Departure date: 24th August, 1820
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825
Source description:

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Community Contributions

stephen aiton on 10th March, 2014 wrote:

CONNOLLY James Almorah 1820 25/213   Ticket of Leave [4/4060; Reel 890] District: Bringelly; Born: Armagh co 1800; Trade: Labourer; Tried: Antrim
CONNOLLY James Almorah 1820 27/0798 10 Aug 1827 Certificate of Freedom [4/4290; Reel 982] TL 213/1687; renewed CF 31/498
CONNOLLY James Almorah 1820 31/0498 23 May 1831 Certificate of Freedom [4/4306; Reel 987] TL 213/1687; in lieu of CF 27/798

CONNOLLY, James. Per “Almorah”, 1820

1821 Jan 6

On list of convicts disembarked from the “Almorah” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.17)


Servant of D Wentworth of Bringelly; attestation as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1716.2 p.312)

Dianne Jones on 1st July, 2020 wrote:

1820, 3 July: Admitted to Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin; listed as “Convict from the County Antrim”. He is a groom.

1820, 22 July: From Kilmainham, he was “sent on board the convict ship” (see Ireland, Prison Registers, 1790-1924, Dublin Kilmainham 1815-1910).

Dianne Jones on 4th July, 2020 wrote:

TRIED: Lent 1820 (see Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849; 1820 Almorah).

Convict Changes History

stephen aiton on 10th March, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825 (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Connolly, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1800, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 11th March, 2014 made the following changes:

term: 7 years

Dianne Jones on 4th July, 2020 made the following changes:


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