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Edward James

Edward James, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward James
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 2nd February, 1873
Age: 63 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Essex Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 320
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

Dianne Jones on 9th August, 2020 wrote:

Edward JAMES whose native place was Enfield Highway, died on 2 February 1873 (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891; Convicts Deaths; Annual Returns of Convicts Who Died, 1867-1891).

Dianne Jones on 14th August, 2020 wrote:

1868, 19 October: Edward JAMES per Phoenix 1828, house stealing, life, is on a list of so-called “British Lunatics” in the “Parramatta Lunatic Asylum” (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891).

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Phoenix 3 - 1828
Indent No; 20
Name; Edward James
Age; 18
Catholic, Single
Native Place; Enfield highway
Trade or calling; Farm Labourer
Trial where & Date; Horse stealing - Essex - 5 Dec 1827
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 5 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Brown
Completion; Ruddy
Assigned; H McArthur, Parramatta
DIED; at Parramatta Asylum. 2 Feb 1873

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 9th August, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Dianne Jones on 9th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 2nd February, 1873 (prev. 0000)

Dianne Jones on 14th August, 2020 made the following changes:

crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), occupation

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