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James Hyde

James Hyde, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 27 May 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Hyde
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 27th March, 1838
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elphinstone
Departure date: 27th May, 1837
Arrival date: 2nd October, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 57 (30)
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 8th March, 2014 wrote:

James Hyde was transported for “Stealing hay and bran”.

27/3/1838: Died on the voyage.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 27th March, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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