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James Irwin

James Irwin, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fame, 09 October 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Irwin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1769
Occupation: Flax dresser
Date of Death: 1831
Age: 62 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Aberdeen Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Fame
Departure date: 9th October, 1816
Arrival date: 8th March, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 289 (146)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th April, 2021 wrote:

1828 - Census. James Irwin. Ship; Fame; Age; 62

1829 - 4 Nov. Certificate of Freedom 29/992
Age; 60 [1769]
Native Place; Breadalbane
Trade or calling; Flax dresser
Trial Date; 27 Sept 1816
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 5 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Grey
Completion; Sallow
Remarks; Had a ticket of Leave No; 457/677 dated 2 Aug 1823.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th April, 2021 wrote:

Possible death record;
Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, Liverpool St Luke
No; 241
Name; James Irwine
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 1831, 30 July
Age; 62 [1768/9]
Ships Name; Earl St Vincent ** ship as per register **
Quality or profession;———————-
By whom the Ceremony was performed; Robert Cartwright

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1769 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1831 (prev. 0000)

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