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James Gardner, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 53 (28)
||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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D Wong on 21st June, 2014 wrote:
11/9/1822: Old Bailey:
JAMES GARDNER , WILLIAM BRIGHT , and GEORGE VIGINTON were indicted for feloniously assaulting John Harper , in a field and open place near the King’s highway, on the 8th of August , at Edgware, putting him in fear, and taking from his person and against his will, one pair of shoes, value 1 s.; five sovereigns, and eighteen shillings , his property.
GARDNER - GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 17.
BRIGHT - GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 18.
VIGINTON - GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 18.
Recommended to Mercy, by the Jury, as they did not appear bad characters.
1830: Field Police
1831: Had a TOL
1832: Assigned to Mr Jacobs
1833: Public Works
1835: Public Works
24/11/1845: Permission to marry Mary Jane Porter (Waverley). No registration.
They were married by May 1848 and had a female child in 1848.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 21st June, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime