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James King, one of 294 convicts transported on the Fairlie, 09 March 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th October, 1873
life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Essex. Boro of Colchester Quarter Sessions
9th March, 1852
3rd July, 1852
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 305 other convicts
||Libraries Tasmania. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 335 (170)
||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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Jeff Andrijasevich on 11th November, 2013 wrote:
Was tried in Colchester UK on 29 Mar 1849 for Burglary and rec’d 7 years at the age of 27,being incarcerated in the Springfield prison, He could read and write, was a protestant and was single.
James King was given a pardon in Tasmania after serving 4 yrs 4 mths. He married a fellow convict (Alice Dalton - also known as Ellen Dalton)in 1854 in Hobart Tasmania.
James King died on 14 March 1884 in Hobart and the coroners inquest verdict was - apoplexy (a stroke)
Iris Dunne on 22nd March, 2021 wrote:
Conduct Record: aged 27, Trade Kitchen Gardener & Sawyer, Tried 29 March 1849 for Stealing a Looking Glass, Single
Death: 11 October 1873, aged 50, Delirium Tremors, ship Fairlie, Admitted 9 October 1873, Burial 25 October 1873
Marriage Permission dated 14 February 1854 to Alice Dalton (ship Midlothian)
Convict Changes History
Jeff Andrijasevich on 11th November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1822, date of death 14th March, 1884, gender, occupation, crime
Jeff Andrijasevich on 22nd March, 2021 made the following changes:
date of death: 11th October, 1873 (prev. 14th March, 1884)
Iris Dunne on 22nd March, 2021 made the following changes:
source: Libraries Tasmania. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 335 (170) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 335 (170))