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James Howie, one of 200 convicts transported on the Clyde, 27 April 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||14th November, 1877
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
27th April, 1832
27th August, 1832
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 200 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 326
||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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D Wong on 17th July, 2018 wrote:
National Records of Scotland
Precognition against James Howie for the crime of theft, habit and repute at Graham Street, Edinburgh
Accused James Howie, Age: 15, shoemaker, Address: North Back of Canongate, Edinburgh, Origin: Born in Leith.
Son of William Armstrong Howie and Janet Sutherland.
1832: NEW SOUTH WALES.
RETURN OF ALL MALE CONVICTS, ASSIGNED AND
TRANSFERRED BETWEEN THE 1st and 30th DAYS
OF SEPTEMBER, 1832, INCLUSIVELY.
Howie James, Clyde, comb-maker, to
William Lithgow, Sydney
1843: TOL Illawarra
1855: Married Rachel Bichard (listed as Bishop on the VIC BDM), in Victoria.
Son: William Howie born Dec. 1857 at Fryers Creek, Victoria.
1859: Moved to New Zealand.
1868: Was the Proprietor of the Royal Hotel in Greymouth, NZ.
1873: Purchased the Masonic Hotel, Greymouth.
14/11/1877: James died at the Masonic Hotel, 66 years old and was buried at the Greymouth Cemetery, NZ.
6/5/1927: Rachael died at Christchurch, NZ.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 17th July, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 14th November, 1877 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime