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James Hewitt

James Hewitt, one of 216 convicts transported on the Stakesby, 20 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Hewitt
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1837
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Stakesby
Departure date: 20th May, 1833
Arrival date: 4th September, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 215 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 115 (59)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. Tasmania
Year; 1841
No; 1632
Name; James Hewitt
Ship; Stakesby - 4 Sept 1833
Remarks; DIED; 3 October 1837

Convict Description Lists
No; 1632
Height; 5 ft. 8 in
Eyes; Brown
Hair; Brown
Completion; Brown
Age; 32
Trial Dates; [1] 4 March 1833 - 7 years. [2] 28 October 1835 - 18 months. [3] 17 Nov 1835 - 2 years
Native Place; Nt. Manchester
Trade or calling; Labourer
Remarks; KILLED on the New Norfolk Road

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1837 (prev. 0000), occupation

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