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James Gibson, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 168
||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 29th October, 2018 wrote:
James Gibson was 24 years old on arrival : Native Place: Staffordshire.
James could read, was protestant, single, 5’9” tall, dark pale and pockpitted complexion, black hair, hazel eyes, eyebros partially meeting, nose a little crooked, mole under right jaw, small mark of a scald on lower part of left side of neck, scar on ball of right thumb, scar back of forefinger of right hand, two scars inside lower left arm, scar on back of left hand, scar on left wrist, two scars on forefinger of left hand, two scars back of third finger of same, scar on left knee.
1846: TOL Illawarra.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 29th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime