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James Morrison

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Morrison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Stable boy
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Ireland, Armagh
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 25th May, 1819
Arrival date: 26th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849
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Community Contributions

Dianne Jones on 6th July, 2020 wrote:

TRIED: Summer 1817 (see NSW Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849).

Dianne Jones on 6th July, 2020 wrote:

CRIME: Described as “Picking Pockets” (see NSW Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849).

Dianne Jones on 28th July, 2020 wrote:

1819, 25 August: James MORRISON – convicted Armagh, Summer 1817; seven years; native place Armagh; stable boy; 20, 5’4”; fair pale complexion, dark brown hair and hazel eyes (see NSW Convict Indents, 1788-1842; Bound Indentures 1818-1819).

Dianne Jones on 6th August, 2020 wrote:

1823, 4 March: James MORRISION, per Mary 1, arrived at Port Macquarie; convicted by William Cox Esq of the Windsor Bench on 1 March 1823, and sentenced to serve the remainder of his original sentence at Port Macquarie (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891; Port Macquarie Penal Settlement; Port Macquarie: List of Convicts, 1822-1825).

1824, 15 June: James MORRISON – Certificate of Freedom #24/2244 – per Mary (1), 1819; tried at Armagh, Summer 1817; seven years; native place Armagh; stable boy and wheelwright; 26, 5’4”, fair ruddy complexion, brown hair, grey eyes. Remarks: Sent to Port Macquarie 4 March 1823 for a burglary and robbery (see NSW, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867).

1825: James MORRISON – free by servitude – Mary 1819, 7 years; wheelwright, at Liverpool (see NSW and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849, NSW General muster M-Z 1825).

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 6th July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: NSW Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849 (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Morrison, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupatio

Dianne Jones on 6th July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, occupation, crime

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