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James Drew

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Drew
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1849
Age: 45 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 18th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 72 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 4th April, 2019 wrote:

James Drew was 18 years old (Irish Convicts to NSW website) on arrival (or 16 according to his Indent).
Native Place: Cork.

James was 5’4” tall, well built, grey eyes, auburn hair, lisps and has a small cast in his eye.

12/12/1828: COF

23/6/1831: Permission to Marry Sarah Stephenson/Stevenson (Lucy Davidson 1829) at Maitland.
Sarah was 19 and on bond - James 28 and free.

1831: Married Sarah Stephenson at Church of England Hexham, Newcastle, Christ Church.
Children - NSW BDM:
1838: James
16/4/1836: Fanny
1842: Fanny
1843: Fanny
1846: Sarah Jane

1849: James died, aged 47 (NSW BDM) or 45 as per age on Indent.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th April, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Drew, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1804, date of death: 1849, gender: m, occupation, crim

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