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James Mcdonald

James McDonald, one of 260 convicts transported on the John, 03 August 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Mcdonald
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1838
Age: 46 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 3rd August, 1833
Arrival date: 1st December, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 201 (102)
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

Maureen Withey on 7th August, 2019 wrote:

Civil Registration, Tasmania. (Via Familysearch)

Burial in the parish of New Norfolk, James McDonald, age 46, of New Norfolk, ship, John, buried 14 Dec 1838,  Hospital invalid.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters.
Year; 1841
No; 915
Name; James Mc Donald
Ship; John 2
Noted against name; DIED; 13 Dec 1838

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 7th August, 2019 made the following changes:

surname: Mcdonald (prev. McDonald), date of death: 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000)

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