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Charles James, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 170
||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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D Wong on 21st December, 2018 wrote:
Charles James was 19 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Sussex.
Charles was literate, single, 5’6” tall, sallow complexion, light brown hair, hazel eyes, lost a front tooth in upper jaw, scar top of right side of forehead, two moles on left side of neck, and one on right side, sun on upper, heart pierced with two darts, man, woman, ExL, CxJ and fish inside lower right arm, Charles James, born 1821, and man on upper, crucifix, INRI, man, skull and cross bones, I.H.S. inside lower left arm.
11/10/1841: Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Muswellbrook on a charge of absconding. Sent to Hyde Park Barracks.
17/10/1841: Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Hyde Park Barracks. To be returned to the Bench at Scone.
22/10/1841: Apprehended after absconding from Ward Stephens.
23/11/1841: Admitted to Scone lockup on a charge of absconding. Sentenced to 1 year in irons
1859: TOL, Ipswich; tried Maitland 1856.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 21st December, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime