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James Miller

James Miller, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Miller
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 1833
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: Gibraltar Court Martial
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 283 (143)
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 10th February, 2020 wrote:

ADM 101/47/1 - Medical journal and diary of the Mangles convict ship from 17 February to 15 August 1820 by Matthew Anderson, surgeon and superintendant.
Folios 5-6: James Miller, convict, aged 19; disease or hurt, acute rheumatism (swelling and pain of the knee and elbow joints) attended with smart fever. Put on sick list, 29 March 1820, at Sheerness. Discharged 2 April 1820.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867

Name; James Miller
Ship; Mangles 1 . Master; Coghill. Year 1820
No; 33/876. 7 August 1833. Year of Birth - 1795
Native Place; Plymouth Dock
Calling; Biscuit Maker
Offence; Desertion and Theft
Date of Trial:
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 6 inches
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Sandy
Eyes; Blue
Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011. Liverpool St Luke.  27 February 1826 - 23 September 1838

Name; James Miller. No 397
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 1833. Dec 18th
Age;    35   Est date of birth 1798
Ships Name; Mangles
Quality or Profession; Lately residing at Bong Bong. Free
By whom the Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd April, 2021 wrote:

1822 - Convict Musters. James Miller. Convict. Mangles. 14 years. Town Gang. Liverpool

1825 - Convict Musters. James Miller. Convict. Mangles - 1820. 14 years. G E. Port Macquarie.

1833 - 7 Aug. Certificate of Freedom. 33/876.
Ship; Mangles - 1820.
Age; 38 [1795]
Native Place: Plymouth Dock
Trade or calling; Biscuit Baker
Offence; Desertion & theft
Trial where & Date; Gibraltar Court Martial - 31 July 1819
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 6 in
Eyes; Blue
Hair; Sandy
Completion; Ruddy
Remarks Red whiskers

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th February, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1833 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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