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James Filewood

James Filewood, one of 170 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 25 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Filewood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Bootmaker
Date of Death: 2nd October, 1882
Age: 77 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 7 years

Crime: Theft of boots
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Sovereign
Departure date: 25th July, 1835
Arrival date: 12th December, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 119 (62)
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 23rd March, 2012 wrote:

married ann willis about 1841

Anonymous on 31st March, 2012 wrote:

James left a wife & 4 children behind. In Parramatta he was granted permission to marry Ann Willis in 1841. They had 7 children. At some point the marriage may have failed as James married Isabella Lamb about 1871. He died in Grafton, NSW.
He was a hairdresser in Sydney after his release

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 31st March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1805-00-00, date of death 1882-10-02, gender m

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