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James Gallowin

James Gallowin, one of 200 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 02 December 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Gallowin
Aliases: Galloway (Alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Hawker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mermaid
Departure date: 2nd December, 1829
Arrival date: 7th May, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 245 (125)
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 7th March, 2012 wrote:

Was convicted and transported under the name "James GALLOWEN"
He was born in Dublin and was 35 years old, and married with 3 children.
He was convicted of stealing, and stole stamps to the value of 8,000 to 10,000 pounds.

2/7/1836: TOL District - Parramatta (Galloway)

1841 Census: James Galloway - Town, Paramatta

2/3/1843: Certificate of Freedom.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 7th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1795-00-00, gender m

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