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James Hutton

James Hutton, one of 156 convicts transported on the Neptune, 18 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Hutton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1865
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Sacrilege
Convicted at: Northumberland Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Neptune
Departure date: 18th March, 1820
Arrival date: 16th July, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 269 (136)
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

Anonymous on 21st July, 2012 wrote:

James Hutton is HAYCOCK JAMES HUTTON.  Born in Barones, Lanarkshire, he enlisted and served in the 71st regiment at Waterloo as a bugle boy.

20/11/1821: Runaway from a road gang.
1822: In the employ of the Government.
1823-25: Sent to Norfolk Island.

12/5/1825: Absconded from Hyde Park Barracks;
Hutton, James, Neptune, age 30, Newcastle on Tyne, 5’6" tall, hazel eyes, black hair, dark ruddy complexion.

1827: TOL
25/9/1830: Lost TOL for being out of his proper district and representing himself as free, in the name of Thomas Musgrove, with a view to marrying a female prisoner.
1832: TOL Sydney
7/11/1833: COF

1832: Married Sarah Norris at Scot’s Church Sydney. (found no children)

1833-36: Ran a shoemaker’s shop in Upper George St. Syd.

1849: Arrived in WA per mary.

1850: married Elizabeth Churchill, in York, WA.
They lived in Busselton WA and had children.

15/12/1865: Died at Busselton aged 68.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 21st July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1865-00-00

Anonymous on 20th July, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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