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James Davey, one of 279 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 03 October 1838
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 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 348
||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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James Davey on 20th July, 2018 wrote:
James was the twin brother of John and although they might not have been identical, James’ physical description is on his transportation record:-
Height 5ft 8 3/4, Hazel eyes, black hair, freckled. He had a tattoo “Anchor J star D. 3 dots ring second finger left hand” He was just 21, a labourer and single. He does not appear to have returned to England at the end of his sentence.
He had a previous record as according to “The Brighton Patriot ” newspaper dated 31st March 1835 :-
James Davey, 18, labourer, was charged at the County Assizes on 23/3/1835 with assaulting Thomas Cheshire on the King’s highway at Brighton and stealing from his person three shillings and eleven pence, one key, one basket and two pounds of butter, his property. The result was “No Bill” which means there was insufficient evidence to convict
Convict Changes History
James Davey on 20th July, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 20th July, 2018 made the following changes: