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James Lumby

James Lumby, one of 176 convicts transported on the Mary, 28 August 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Lumby
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 24th October, 1876
Age: 77 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 28th August, 1821
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Ancestry.com.au, family history notes and BDM information
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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Peggy Aeschlimann on 27th September, 2013 wrote:

Granted Ticket of Leave by the Liverpool Bench on 22 Jun 1831 and 30 Jun 1836. Granted Conditional Pardon in 1839.

D Wong on 28th September, 2013 wrote:

4/8/1830: Permission to marry Anne Shepherd (Lucy Davidson 1829).  There is a death on the Convict Death Register for Ann Sheppard (Lucy Davidson) died 28/2/1834 at Parramatta, and no marriage recorded on the NSW BDM.

1843: Married Charlotte E (known as Emma) Gable, at Narellan.  “Emma” was born 23/10/1824 and died 1879 at Corowa NSW.  They had 9 children.

1876: James died at Corowa, aged 75.

Anthony Jones on 11th October, 2013 wrote:

James was born in Stanningley, Yorkshire, England probably on 28 Feb 1797 (some confusion over year).
He died in Wahgunyah, Victoria (AUS). He married Charlotte Emma GAMBLE (not GABLE) in 1843.

Convict Changes History

Peggy Aeschlimann on 27th September, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 28th September, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1799, date of death 1876

Anthony Jones on 11th October, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of death 24th October, 1876

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