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William James

William James, one of 230 convicts transported on the England, 06 June 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William James
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Wheelwright
Date of Death: 25th December, 1850
Age: 41 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: England
Departure date: 6th June, 1835
Arrival date: 28th September, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 230 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 74
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th April, 2020 wrote:

William James. Ship. England.
Death 24 December 1840.
Accidentally Drowned
Australia, Convict Index, 1788-1868
Name: William James. Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1809. Birth Place: Hampshire
Arrival year: 1835. Arrival State: New South Wales
Ship: England 2. Occupation: Wheelwright (good)
Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: William James. Death Date: 1840
Death Place: New South Wales. Registration Year: 1840
Registration Place: Windsor, New South Wales
Volume Number: V1840809 24A
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: William James
Date of Death: 25 Dec 1840
District: Windsor Police Office. Accidentally Drowned. T of L holder 40/2564.
New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 for Wm James. Ticket of leave butts (NRS 12202) Ticket of leave butts, Oct 1840-Dec 1840. - TL destroyed the holder having been drowned i the River Hawkesbury 25th December 1841 Letter

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th December, 1850 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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