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James Grimstead, one of 296 convicts transported on the Cressy, 28 April 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||1st January, 1877
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Somerset. Taunton Quarter Sessions
28th April, 1843
28th August, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 295 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 294
||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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Anonymous on 25th October, 2011 wrote:
Transported for "stealing a ewe sheep". Died Hobart, Tasmania, Australia and buried Brickfields Pauper Establishment. Wife named Elizabeth (nee Collard), father named John (died 1805), mother named Amelia (nee Adams). Baptised 03 Feb 1805 at Winsham, Somerset, England. Trade shown as ploughman and labourer. Other occupation: shiphand
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 25th October, 2011 made the following changes:
date of birth 1805-00-00, date of death 1877-01-01, gender m