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James Grove

James Grove, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Grove
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1786
Occupation: Shearman
Date of Death: 21st November, 1841
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 11th June, 1831
Arrival date: 19th October, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 278 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 115 (60)
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

Anonymous on 14th July, 2012 wrote:

Born Dursley, Gloucestershire, married Elizabeth Hancock at Dursley 1807 and had 9 children. The local wooltrade collapsed and many were reduced to abject poverty. One night he entered an outhouse and stole eleven bushels of wheat. He never returned home, dying at Brighton, near Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 14th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1786-00-00, date of death 1841-11-21, gender m

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