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James Lees

James Lees, one of 176 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 29 May 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Lees
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 18th January, 1801
Occupation: Farmer & gardener's labourer
Date of Death: 29th June, 1874
Age: 73 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 29th May, 1830
Arrival date: 21st October, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 380
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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Convict Changes History

Gaylene Watts on 21st May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 18th January, 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th June, 1874 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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