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James Graham, 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 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 170
||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 30th October, 2018 wrote:
National Records of Scotland
Title Precognition against James Graham, Alexander Anderson for the crime of theft, habit and repute, and previous conviction
Accused James Graham, Age: 15, weaver, Address: Resides with uncle in Bell Street, Glasgow, Origin: Bridgeton
Alexander Anderson, Age: 16, weaver, Address: Resides with mother, Old Wynd, Glasgow, Origin: Glasgow
Alexander Anderson, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years. Note: Pannel cannot write.
James Graham, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years.
Alexander Anderson arrived VDL per ‘Pyramus’ 1839.
James Graham was 15 years old on arrival (From Ancestry Indents) although he was listed as 15 when tried 2 years earlier.
Native Place: Glasgow.
James was literate, protestant, single, 5’0¾” tall, ruddy complexion, light brown hair, brown eyes, dark mole and two small cars on forehead, scar on right eyebrow, two small scars on left cheek, mark of a scrofula under left jaw and right side of neck, J, heart, inside lower right arm, scar on left knee.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 30th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime