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James Hunter

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Hunter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkenny
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 18th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 72 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi Ancestry Convict Indents.
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 15th May, 2019 wrote:

James Hunter was 27 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Letrim.

Ancestry Convict Indents list James as 25 years old, 5’7½” tall, stout made, black hair and eyes.

Medical Journal of the Southworth:
Folios 10-11: James Hunter, aged 27, convict; disease or hurt, previously had bubo in his groin, presently covered with irregular purple spots on the forepart of the body. Put on sick list, 6 December 1821 at sea. Discharged 18 January 1822 cured.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
HUNTER, James. Per “Southworth”, 1822

1822 Apr 16:  On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.52)

172/3/1828: COF
23/2/1829: COF renewed.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th May, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi Ancestry Convict Indents. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Hunter, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1795, date of death: 0000,

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