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James Mitchell, one of 146 convicts transported on the Andromeda, 16 October 1826
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 105 (54). Tasmanin Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 1st May, 2018 wrote:
James MITCHELL was convicted at Somerset, England on 25 March 1826 for sheep stealing. 14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Andromeda” arriving 1826.
Assigned to work services.
Mr. Bonney, Norfolk Plains district.
1829: Absconded. Apprehended at Coal River. 50 lashes.
1831: Gross insolence to his master, Mr. Bonney. 50 lashes. Insolence to the Police Magistrate. 21 days in the Cells, on bread & water.
1836: Ticket of Leave granted.
21 Aug 1837: Conditional Pardon approved. No. 1377.
1841: Free Certificate issued. no. 613.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 1st May, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 105 (54). Tasmanin Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number