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James Hurst, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th June, 1877
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 380
||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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Yvonne Barber on 27th January, 2018 wrote:
Convicted and transported age 23 with father Richard Hurst.
Wood/coal merchant. Died in his 73rd year. Married Mary Ann Holdforth in Hobart 18 Jul 1843 and following her death in 1853 he married Celia Morgan Goldsmith. A colonist of 46 years and a native of Oldham, Lancs. He was a lessee of Port Arthur Coal Mines for 29 years, built Swansea Pier about 20 years ago and associated with other colonial enterprises (obit Mercury).At time of his death he was opening up the Sandfly coal mines with a view to working. The Sandfly tramway,for the purpose of conveying coal from the mines to North West Bay, is now in course of construction.
Convict Changes History
Yvonne Barber on 27th January, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th June, 1877 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 28th January, 2018 made the following changes: