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James Harris

James Harris, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Harris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing linen
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 239 (122)
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

Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 wrote:

161600 Harris James - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  June 1836 AO NSW Convict Indent Fiche No. 722.
Age 21. Town Labourer from Oxfordshire. Tried Oxford Assizes 18 July 1835 and sentenced to transportation for life for stealing linen.

112697 Harris James - Strathfieldsaye 1836. 1837 Paterson GRC.
Aged 21. Assigned to Gordon Forbes Davison (Davidson).

12389 Harris James - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1844 27 July Paterson MM.
Obtained ticket of leave.

Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 wrote:

164212 Harris James - Strathfieldsaye 1836.
12 January 1846 Paterson. 
Application to Marry Anne Stubbs (came free).

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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