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James Elphick

James Elphick, one of 310 convicts transported on the Mangles, 18 March 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Elphick
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 16th December, 1810
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 21st May, 1873
Age: 62 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 18th March, 1837
Arrival date: 10th July, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 23 (13)
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

Anonymous on 27th June, 2012 wrote:

1841 Census: Lance Cove, Parish Gordon, County Cumberland, District Sydney.

1846: TOL Camden.

29/10/1832: Married Elizabeth Casham B 3/9/1815 in Ringmer, Sussex and had i child Stephen Elphick B1834 i Lewes.

1846: Married Jane Fuller at Cobbity/Narellan.  They had 9 children and lived in the Gundagai district.

10/7/1850: CP

Lyn Hudson-Williamson on 7th July, 2019 wrote:

NOTE: The Birth date given here is actually his baptism date

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 27th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1810-12-16, date of death 1873-05-21, gender m

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