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James Fisher

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Fisher
Aliases: Thomas Harrington
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Saddler
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: -
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 5th April, 1823
Arrival date: 30th July, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 166 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
James Fisher,  alias Thomas Harrington, age 30, Recovery (2) 1823, Tried Cork City, 7 years, DOB 1785, Native place, Dublin, Saddler.

1. Fisher James, alias Thomas Harrington, Recovery, Sadler, 34, County Cork, 5 feet 7 inches high, grey eyes, dark brown hair, dark comp. from Parramatta Station.
Sydney Gazette, 23 Dec 1826.


1828 NSW Census Index.
James Fisher, age 45, Recovery, 1822, 7 years, catholic, 14 Road Party, at Kissing Point.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Fisher, alias1: Thomas Harrington, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1785, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, c

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