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James Knight, one of 135 convicts transported on the Canada, 23 April 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 52 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
23rd April, 1819
1st September, 1819
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 136 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 140
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd November, 2021 wrote:
1819 - Old Bailey On-Line
Tried; 13th January 1819
Tried at Old Bailey, London. Accused of coining (severally and separately indicted for feloniously having forged bank notes in their possession, knowing them to be forged). Found guilty, pleaded guilty. Sentenced to transportation.
1819 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents
Name: James Knight
Age: 40 
Trial: 13 Jan 1819 - Middlesex
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1779
No further details
Ship: Canada - 1 Sep 1819
1819 - Old Sydney Burial Ground - Inventory of Burials
Name; James Knight
Age; 42 years
Year of Burial. 19 October 1819
Remarks; Died; 17 Oct 1819. Convict
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd November, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1819 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime