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Esther James

Esther James, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Esther James
Aliases: Jamieson
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft of garments off her master
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 22nd April, 1851
Arrival date: 10th August, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 233 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 118
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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Brian on 22nd June, 2015 wrote:

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Convict Changes History

Brian on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Jamieson, date of birth: 1828 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Brian on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:


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