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James Day

James Day, one of 250 convicts transported on the William Hammond, 03 January 1856

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Day
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1922
Age: 91 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Norfolk. Assizes Norwich
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: William Hammond
Departure date: 3rd January, 1856
Arrival date: 29th March, 1856
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 165 (84)
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

James McIlwraith on 22nd March, 2016 wrote:

Married Jessie Duffield (1868-1947). His full name was James Richard Day, he was born in Great Ellingham, Norfolk, UK, and he died in Tenterfield, NSW, where he had been living for many years. His son, Frederick Day (1886-1959), is my maternal grandfather.

Convict Changes History

James McIlwraith on 22nd March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1922 (prev. 0000)

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