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James Jameson

James Jameson, one of 254 convicts transported on the Norwood, 06 April 1867

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Jameson
Aliases: William Burns, Jamieson
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1836
Occupation: Mason/bricklayer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Lancashire. General Quarter Sessions Manchester
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Norwood
Departure date: 6th April, 1867
Arrival date: 13th July, 1867
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 254 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 209 (107)
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

Anonymous on 12th May, 2011 wrote:

he stole clothes to a value of 42 shillings

D Wong on 14th September, 2013 wrote:

James Jameson was unmarried, literate, protestant and had previous convictions.

James was 5’7” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, light complexion, healthy build, pearl on sight of right eye, very much marked from smallpox.

James worked as a labourer and general servant.

20/12/1871:COF at Albany.

16/7/1875: Went to South Australia.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 14th September, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1, alias2, date of birth 1836, gender, occupation, crime

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