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James Alfred Febey

James Febey, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Alfred Febey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 3rd May, 1916
Age: 91 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Surrey. Assizes at Croydon
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pestonjee Bomanjee
Departure date: 16th April, 1852
Arrival date: 31st July, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 291 other convicts


Primary source: Personal research
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

Toni Egan on 1st April, 2018 wrote:

Born in Westminster, London, England
Died Sheffield, Tasmania, Australia
1859 Married Sarah Jane Soden
11 children with Sarah Jane Soden
5 children with Christina Priscilla Morgan
Transported for stealing three half crowns
Labourer in Sheffield / Waterman in Torquay

Convict Changes History

Toni Egan on 1st April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Personal research (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 418), firstname: James Alfred (prev. James), date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd May, 1916 (prev. 0000), gen

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