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James Curran, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 422
||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 15th September, 2018 wrote:
14/7/1849 Leeds Intelligencer Yorkshire, England:
YORKSHIRE SUMMER ASSIZES
JAMES CURRAN (18), was chaged with having on the 2nd of Alpril last, at Huddersfield, feloniously stolen a sheep, the property of Henry Roebuck. GUILTY. To be transported for seven years.
James Curran was listed as 21 years old on arrival in VDL - he was born in Manchester.
James was 5’3¼” tall, single, reads and writes a little, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, grey eyes, anchor left arm.
Sisters: Rosa, Ann - at native place.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime