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James John Jennings

James John Jennings, one of 170 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 25 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James John Jennings
Aliases: James John Stadthurst
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 13th May, 1811
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Sovereign
Departure date: 25th July, 1835
Arrival date: 12th December, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 120
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 14th October, 2011 wrote:

Alias De Stadthurst alias James Augustus Douglas
too much more to relate here
later Rev J J D Jennings established Presbyterian Church at Narrandera NSW. Died at Presbyterian Church Molong 1890.
Great grandson Rev Thomas Jennings

Convict Changes History

Courtney on 30th June, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: James John Stadthurst, date of birth: 13th May, 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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