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James Mccartney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Mccartney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Antrim Court (Ireland)
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Castle Forbes
Departure date: 3rd October, 1819
Arrival date: 4th March, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 29 other convicts


Primary source: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON23-1-1
Source description:

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Community Contributions

greg petersen on 8th September, 2017 wrote:

Native of County Derry aged 25 years convicted and sentenced to 7 years transportation at County Antrim Lent Assizes.
Physical description:
Height: 5’4”, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Grey
Freckles, Pock pitted
Conduct record:
July 3rd 1820, Neglect of duty 25 lashes (N.W.H.H. Esq.)
September 5th 1820, absent from Sunday muster - 7 days for Govt. in his own time (N.W.H.H. Esq.)
May 8th 1823, J Ballance/ repeated neglect of duty & not taking proper care of his masters house 25 lashes extra labour 1 month and to be conf’d at nights (N.W.H.H. Esq.)
Freedom certificate# 1829/88, gained 1829

greg petersen on 8th September, 2017 wrote:

Complexion: Dark Sallow

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 8th September, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON23-1-1 (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Mccartney, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1794, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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