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James Farmer

James Farmer, one of 299 convicts transported on the Maitland, 22 June 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Farmer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Worcestershire. Worcester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 22nd June, 1846
Arrival date: 27th October, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land. [The convicts disembarked at Port Phillip and not Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts

References

Primary source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/74, Page 375). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 103 (53)
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

Peter Hunt on 15th December, 2019 wrote:

Was forced to leave wife Jane Gittus and 5 children in Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, England.

Iris Dunne on 15th December, 2019 wrote:

Criminal Register: aged 32, Crime Sheep-stealing, Tried 14 Oct. 1844

Convict Index: aged 34, Occupation Farm Labourer/Shoemaker

Convict Changes History

Peter Hunt on 15th December, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Peter Hunt on 15th December, 2019 made the following changes:

occupation

Iris Dunne on 15th December, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Iris Dunne on 15th December, 2019 made the following changes:

source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/74, Page 375). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 103 (53) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO

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