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James Curran

James Curran, one of 168 convicts transported on the Jupiter, 31 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Curran
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Miner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Jupiter
Departure date: 31st December, 1832
Arrival date: 28th May, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 520
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 5th May, 2018 wrote:

1/9/1832 Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser Greater Manchester, England:
Local Intelligence
James Curran, for stealing a had and some money from the person of Johnathan Wilde, at Crompton.

James Curran was listed as being 23 years old on arrival in VDL - he was 5’4” tall, dark grey eyes Brown hair Thickly pockpitted, large scar under left ear, brown mole on left arm.
Married with 1 child - wife Betty at Challerton.

1833 Muster: Public Works
1835 Muster: On loan to Mr. E. Lord.

Oct. 1838: TOL

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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