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James Courtney

James Courtney, one of 222 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 21 February 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Courtney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Bristol Special Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes
Departure date: 21st February, 1832
Arrival date: 16th July, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 221 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 265 (133). Tasmanian Archives
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

Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2019 wrote:

James COURTNEY was convicted at Bristol, England on 2 Jan 1832 for riotiously demolishing a house (details of the provication are not given). Life sentence. To be sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship “Katherine Stewart Forbes”, however noted on his record sheet “Did not arrive - sent to the Retribution Hulk, Sheerness”.
Married man.
(It is not noted on his record if in fact he was later transported on another ship.)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 265 (133). Tasmanian Archives (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 265 (133)), gende

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