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James Fleming, one of 180 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
1st January, 1818
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 180 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 376
||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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Maureen Withey on 9th November, 2019 wrote:
THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates, Free Pardon, or Tickets of Leave, during the last Week:-
Ocean (2)....... James Fleming, duplicate;
Sydney Gazette, Thurs 4 March 1824.
Maureen Withey on 5th March, 2021 wrote:
Medical Journal of Ocean for 21 June 1817 to 16
Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 05 March 2021), December 1816, trial of JAMES FLEMMING (t18161204-122).
JAMES FLEMMING, Theft > pocketpicking, 4th December 1816.
125. JAMES FLEMMING , was indicted for stealing, on the 2nd of November , 1s. 6d. in monies numbered, the property of Thomas Gearing , from his person .
JOHN THOMAS GEARING. I am a constable of St. Giles’s . On the 2nd of November, between twelve and one o’clock in the morning, I was in Dyot-street ; there was a great crowd, and I went to see what was the matter; the prisoner put his hand into my pocket, he drew my money out, and threw it away; I took him, and gave him in charge.
SAMUEL FURZEMAN . The prisoner was given into my charge at the watch-house.
Prisoner’s Defence. I was looking at the crowd, and he took me.
GUILTY . Aged 15.
Transported for Seven Years .
Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.
Jan 1818, by George Fairfowl.
Folio 4: James Fleming, Convict, aged 16; disease or hurt, headache, nausea, anorexia, bad taste in his mouth and sickness of the stomach. Taken ill, 2 September 1817. Dismissed 14 September 1817.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 9th November, 2019 made the following changes:
Maureen Withey on 5th March, 2021 made the following changes: