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James Milton

James Milton, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Milton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Seaman's clerk
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 270
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

Anonymous on 24th May, 2012 wrote:

James Milton was transported for stealing 1 pair of spectacles, value 2s., and i hat, value 3s., the goods of Johnathan Bolton from his person.

James could read and write, protestant, married with 1 child, 2 former convictions, 5’1" tall, ruddy complexion, native place London, black hair, hazel eyes, crucifix, fish, heart, doves on left arm, mermaid, heart on right.

1832: TOL Goulburn Plains
12/7/1834: COF

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 24th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804-00-00, gender m

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