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James King

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
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

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW (COF NRS 12210, Archive Roll 1011)&(Annotated Printed Indentures, NRS 12189, Item X639, Microfiche 725& Item X637, Microfiche 715). Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 117 (61)
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

Iris Dunne on 7th November, 2020 wrote:

Mother Elizabeth Austin (ship Elizabeth, 1836) as per her Annotated Printed Indentures.

Iris Dunne on 7th November, 2020 wrote:

Unsure of above statement of “Mother” as there is only 1 year age difference, possible relative (stepson, nephew, spouse), needs further checking

Indents: aged 20, Prisoner No. 35-3019, can read, Protestant, Single, Trade Ladies shoemaker, good, Offence: Housebreaking, Tried 6 April 1835, no previous convictions, Remarks: Bird, MB, & wreath, inside lower right arm; blue ring middle finger of right hand

Certificate of Freedom 42/750 dated 23 May 1842, Year of Birth 1816

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 7th November, 2020 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW, Annotated Printed Indentures, NRS 12189, Item X639, Microfiche 725. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 117 (61) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Mi

Iris Dunne on 7th November, 2020 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW (COF NRS 12210, Archive Roll 1011)&(Annotated Printed Indentures, NRS 12189, Item X639, Microfiche 725& Item X637, Microfiche 715). Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, P

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