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James Harrington, one of 152 convicts transported on the Grenada, May 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster (Liverpool Boro) Quarter Session
21st October, 1819
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 151 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 154
||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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Maureen Withey on 11th April, 2020 wrote:
Thomas Hall, Barney Cassidy, Robert Myers, Susan Ryan, Barney Carr, and James Harrington, the gang who was apprehended in November last for being concerned in some of the most extensive robberies ever committed in the neighbourhood of Liverpool, as well as in Cheshire, were tried on Tuesday. Hall was admitted evidence and Ryan was acquitted; the other four prisoners were found guilty. Carr was sentenced to 14 years’ transportation; and Cassidy, Myers, and Harrington to be transported for seven years.
Lancaster Gazette, 13 Feb 1819
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 11th April, 2020 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime