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James Couchman

James Couchman, one of 182 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 29 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Couchman
Aliases: Coachman
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Ploughman/shearer/reaper/milkman/sower
Date of Death: 6th February, 1833
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing corn.
Convicted at: Kent Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 29th March, 1831
Arrival date: 27th July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 70
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.

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 2nd September, 2020 wrote:

James Couchman was listed as 30 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Kent.

Transported for stealing corn.

James was illiterate, Protestant, married with 2 female children,5’10ΒΌ” tall, ruddy complexion, brown bald hair, dark hazel eyes, scar on left side upper lip.

6/2/1833: Convict Death Register - James ‘Coachman’ died at Cox’s River.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 2nd September, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Coachman, date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th February, 1833 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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