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James Gardner

James Gardner, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Gardner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 53 (28)
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

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.
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

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