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James Liddle, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 395 (200). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 7th January, 2017 wrote:
James LIDDLE was convicted at Berwick Upon Tweed on 9 April 1849 for robbery - stealing money from the person. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Pestonjee Bomanjee’ arriving 31 July 1852.
Aged 27yrs; a carter; 5’7”; Protestant; single man; can read & write .
Native place: Dalkeith, Scotland.
Brothers: Robert & John
Assigned out to work services in the Colony.
First placement at Chilton, High Plains.
Some minor misconduct - mostly being drunk.
15 Nov 1853: Ticket of Leave granted.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 7th January, 2017 made the following changes:
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