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James Cross, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||29th January, 1838
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
30th January, 1816
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 220 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 239 (121)
||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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D Wong on 18th February, 2014 wrote:
James Cross was born at Norwich anywhere from 1770-1779. No crime found.
1825: TOL Sydney
March 1827: Permission given to marry Elizabeth Wicker (Coromandel & Experiment 1803) his age was given as 48 and he had a TOL and Elizabeth was 44 and free.
They married in 1828 at St Phillips Sydney.
29/1/1838: James died aged 60 and was buried at St Phillip’s Sydney.
Denis Pember on 24th January, 2016 wrote:
Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref C3086] Cross, James age 49 ticket of leave Experiment 1803/Ocean 1816, 14 year Protestant Butcher Cumberland Street Sydney.
[Ref C3087] Cross, Elizabeth, 46, free by servitude, Experiment, 1803, 7 years.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th February, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th January, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation