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James McGuire

James McGuire, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Auckland, 13 July 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James McGuire
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1907
Age: 82 years

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bristol City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Auckland
Departure date: 13th July, 1844
Arrival date: 15th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 243 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 121 (62)
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

Dianne Ruth on 13th January, 2012 wrote:

James McGuire is my 3rd Great Grandfather, he was transported to Tasmania in 1844, and I was born in 1947 (103 years later) in Melbourne, Victoria. Australia.

I am lucky he was a convict from the UK!!!!

Convict Changes History

Dianne Ruth on 13th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1825-00-00, date of death 1907-00-00, gender m

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