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James Long

James Long, one of 290 convicts transported on the Asia, 05 November 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Long
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 5th November, 1835
Arrival date: 21st February, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 291 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 201 (103)
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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Community Contributions

Geoff Long on 6th December, 2015 wrote:

Married Mary McKean in 1844. Their hildren were: James Long (1848-1854), John L;ong (1849 - 1919?),Mary Long (1851-?), Samuel Long (1854-1921?), Thomas Edward Long (1857-?), James Bush Long (1859-?).

John Long married Sarah Louisa Gaylor (1850 -?) in 1878. Their children were John Long (1880 - ?), James Gaylor Long (1883-?), Mary Long (1885 -?), Florence Phillis Long (1888-?), Charles Dudley Long (1890-?), Emily Gertrude Long (1894 -?). 

James Gaylor Long married Isabelle Cooper. Their children were: James Gaylor Long (1908-), Max Long, John long, Desiree Long, Gladys Long. James Gaylor Long married Edna Harrison. Their children were: Stephen Long (1946-1949), Geoffrey Gaylor Long (1950-), Ian William Long (1952-).

Convict Changes History

Geoff Long on 6th December, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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