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James Mcgarvey

James McGarvey, one of 176 convicts transported on the America, 04 April 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Mcgarvey
Aliases: Mcgarooch (alias), Mcgaroark
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Bad notes
Convicted at: Aberdeen Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: America
Departure date: 4th April, 1829
Arrival date: 18th August, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 36
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

D Wong on 29th September, 2013 wrote:

James McGarvey was 40 years old on arrival.

28/6/1832: Assigned to William Caswell, Port Stephens.
1837 Muster: Age 48, assigned to William Caswell at Raymond Terrace.

1839: TOL Raymond Terrace.
1841: TOL Raymond Terrace.
At this time he was working as a Carter.

25/11/1842: TOL cancelled - unable to support himself.

No date of death, or marriage found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th September, 2013 made the following changes:

surname Mcgarvey (prev. McGarvey), alias1 Mcgarooch (alias) (prev. McGarooch (Alias)), alias2, date of birth 1789, gender, occupation, crime

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