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James Courtney, one of 180 convicts transported on the Sir Godfrey Webster, 04 August 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 101 (52). Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2019 wrote:
James COURTNEY was convicted at Stafford, England on 13 March 1823 for stealing cloth from a dwelling house. Gaol report: “connections bad”. 7 yr transportation sentence. Hulk report: “orderly’. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship “Sir Godfrey Webster” arriving there 1823.
Father & Mother live xxx Street.
One brother, a printer.
Stated he had worked for a man named Archer, on Great Charles Street.
Colony of VDL:
Assigned to duties.
Ticket of Leave granted.
Last note in record, 1833.
(n.b. There are several other convicts named James Courtney, in the Colony abt the same time)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 101 (52). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 101 (52)), gender