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James Dewley

James Dewley, one of 200 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 20 May 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Dewley
Aliases: Duley
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 8th September, 1806
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1st September, 1878
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 20th May, 1829
Arrival date: 27th August, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 68
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

Suzanne Hehir on 10th November, 2012 wrote:

James married Lucy lambourne and had 12 chidren one of these being my great grandmother Emmaline born 1873 who later married my great grandfather Henry Richards in 1897.

D Wong on 20th November, 2018 wrote:

Read about James Dewley/Duley on Geni at:

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 3rd April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1806-09-08, date of death 1878-09-01, gender m

Dennis John Duley on 20th November, 2018 made the following changes:

surname: Duley (prev. Dewley)

D Wong on 20th November, 2018 made the following changes:

surname: Dewley (prev. Duley), alias1: Duley, occupation, crime

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