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James Marsh

James Marsh, one of 188 convicts transported on the Atlas, 16 January 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Marsh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 7th October, 1821
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 16th January, 1816
Arrival date*: 16th September, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 195 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 247 (125)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th April, 2020 wrote:

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011

Name: James Marsh
Death Age: 36
Event Type: Burial
Birth Date: abt 1785
Death Date: abt 1821
Burial Date: 11 Oct 1821
Burial Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parish as it Appears: Liverpool St Luke’s

James Marsh. Pris. Ship Altas. Dist of Liverpool. Died Oct 7 1821 (Dronind? possibly drowned) Aged 36 years was buried 11th instant

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Coroners’ Inquests, 1821-1937

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th October, 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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