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James Drew, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 191 (97)
||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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dianne shepherd on 11th April, 2013 wrote:
father francis devlin
D Wong on 18th August, 2019 wrote:
James Drew was listed as 26 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Hereford.
James was 5’7” tall, dark sallow complexion, black hair, blue eyes.
Colonial Secretary Index:
DREW, James. Per “Recovery”, 1819
1819 Dec 30: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Recovery” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.144)
1824 Dec: On list of convict servants maintained by George Druitt; in 1822-24. Also listed as Drewe (Fiche 3086; 4/1837A No.296 pp.171, 172, 173)
1825 Oct: On muster list of Government servants & free men maintained at Mount Druitt from 1 Oct 1824 to 1 Oct 1825 (Reel 6064; 4/1788 p.10)
4/12/1827: Sydney General Sessions: Harbouring notorious runaways - 12 months.
Sent to Moreton Bay and returned to Sydndy 8/12/1828.
2/11/1837: TOL - Allowed to remain in the District of St. Vincent, On recommendation of Braidwood Bench, June 1837.
24/11/1841: TOL - Allowed to remain in the District of Braidwood - In lieu of 37/1523 Dated 2/11/1837 returned mutilated and cancelled.
PREVIOUS COMMENTS ABOUT JAMES DEVLIN ARE FOR THE JAMES DEVLIN THAT ARRIVED PER ‘PRINCE REGENT’ WHICH ARRIVED IN 1820**
Convict Changes History
dianne shepherd on 11th April, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, voyage, surname Devlin (prev. Drew), date of birth 1795, date of death 1857, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 18th August, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, voyage, surname: Drew (prev. Devlin), date of birth: 1793 (prev. 1795), date of death: 0000 (prev. 1857), occupation, crime