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James Flower

James Flower, one of 200 convicts transported on the China, 03 January 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Flower
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Unknown
Date of Death: 16th June, 1846
Age: 20 years

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 Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: China
Departure date: 3rd January, 1846
Arrival date: 16th May, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 7 (5)
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

Shirley Thomson on 17th February, 2012 wrote:

James died after being on Norfolk Island a few weeks. He was 20 years old.

D Wong on 24th November, 2016 wrote:

16/8/1845 Sherborne Mercury Dorset, England:

James Flower, George Bridges, and Jonah Sage, for breaking the dwelling-house of Jno. West, and stealing three silver tea spoons.

George Bridges and Jonah Sage were both on board.

16/6/1846: James died on Norfolk Island.

Convict Changes History

Shirley Thomson on 17th February, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1826-00-00, gender m

D Wong on 24th November, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 16th June, 1846 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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