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James Ledyard, one of 125 convicts transported on the Shipley, 20 December 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
20th December, 1816
24th April, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 124 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 321 (162)
||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 2nd May, 2019 wrote:
Salisbury. The business at our Assizes commenced last Monday, and terminated on Thursday. Mr Justice Graham presided in the Crown Court; and the following prisoners were tried and received sentences as under:...and James Ledyard, for a felony, to be transported for seven years.
Salisbury Journal, 20 Mar 1815.
James was sent first to the Portland Hulk and then transferred to the Captivity Hulk.
Prison Hulk Record, HO 9-8-2 p.22
Received from Fisherton 24 May 1815, (one of ten prisoners)
James Ledyard, age 20, convicted of a felony at New Sarum, 11 Mar 1815, sentenced to 7 years transportation. Sent to Captivity Hulk 19 September.
Prison Hulk Record, HO 9-8-4 p. Received from Portland Hulk 19 Sept 1815.James Ledyard, age 20, convicted of a felony at New Sarum, 11 Mar 1815, sentenced to 7 years transportation. NSW 3 Dec 1816.