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James McCarty, one of 130 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 23 November 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 233 (118)
1830 Hobart Town Courier entry February
||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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greg petersen on 9th February, 2019 wrote:
In February 1830, the Hobart Town Courier reported
that the convict James McCarty was discovered:
almost lifeless, in a most shocking state, having several severe wounds on his head,
back and breast, and his little finger nearly beaten off,68 and even maggots had
engendered in several parts of his body. ... McCarty was found 18 hours after the
attack upon him by the blacks, lying at the back of the big Lagoon, in a state of
Convict Changes History
greg petersen on 9th February, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 233 (118)
1830 Hobart Town Courier entry February (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Numbe