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James Guy Markclaire [markclair]
James Guy Markclaire [Markclair], one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 24 March 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
||James Guy Markclaire [markclair]
||Joseph Guy Marlcair
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 211 (107)
||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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D Wong on 30th December, 2012 wrote:
James was 29 years old when indicted for stealing from his Master. James stole 1793 quires of printed paper, Value £300, the goods of Henry Kernot, his Master - 2nd Count, stating it to be 155lbs. weight of paper.
1842: TOL Windsor
Maureen Withey on 16th May, 2019 wrote:
James [Guy Markelavi], aged 29, Convict; disease or hurt, vertigo. Put on sick list, 24 April 1838, at sea. Discharged, 9 May 1838. ‘Of a spare habit and apparently delicate constitution’, he was attacked in the evening with vertigo followed by syncope and, on recovery, pain of the cardiac region.
Source: Medical and Surgical journal of Her Majesty’s convict ship Bengal Merchant for 5 March to 28 July 1838 by Isaac Noott, Surgeon, during which time the said ship was employed in a voyage to New South Wales. National Archives Ref: ADM 101/8/3, 3A-3B
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 30th December, 2012 made the following changes:
surname Markclaire [markclair] (prev. Markclaire [Markclair]), alias1, date of birth 1808, gender, crime