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James Howie

James Howie, one of 200 convicts transported on the Clyde, 27 April 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Howie
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 14th November, 1877
Age: 61 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Clyde
Departure date: 27th April, 1832
Arrival date: 27th August, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 326
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

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
Dates 1831

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
12/2/1846: COF

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

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