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James King

James King, one of 300 convicts transported on the Nile, 27 June 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James King
Aliases: Wilmot, James (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
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: -
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Nile
Departure date: 27th June, 1850
Arrival date: 3rd October, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 268
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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Maureen Withey on 17th February, 2020 wrote:

ADM 101/252/1F Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship Nile for 15 June to 15 October 1850 by John Kidd, Surgeon, during which time the said ship was employed in sailing to Van Dieman’s Land.

Folios 15-16: James King, aged 26, prisoner; case number 5; disease or hurt, dysentery. Put on sick list, 20 July 1850. Discharged 14 August 1850.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 17th February, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Wilmot, James (alias) (prev. Wilmot, James (Alias)), gender: m

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