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Mary James

Mary James, one of 120 convicts transported on the Canada, March 1810

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary James
Aliases: Mary Wright
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1842
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Glamorgan Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Canada
Departure date: March, 1810
Arrival date: 8th September, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 5 (4)
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

Maureen Withey on 16th September, 2020 wrote:

Tried 27 Aug 1808, from Indent.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2021 wrote:

1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. Year - 1825
Name; Mary James
Age; No details
Class; F. S.
Ship; Canada - 1810 - 7 years
Remarks\Assigned; WIFE; of C Wright. Argyle

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2021 wrote:

1828 - 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census
Charles Wright. Age; 67. F. S. Ship; Gorgan - 1791. 7 years. { Landholder - Sutton Forest. 60 acres. 10 acres cleared. .....
Mary Wright. Age; 50. F. S. Ship; Kendy - 1810 [Canada - 1810] 7 years
John Wright. Age; 17. Born Colony
William Wright; Age; 14. Born Colony
Charles Wright. Age; 10. Born Colony

Convict Changes History

Bre Camp on 20th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1842 (prev. 0000)

Maureen Withey on 16th September, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Mary Wright

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