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James Murray

James Murray, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Murray
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stricking a superior officer in the army.
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 171 (87)
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

D Wong on 22nd August, 2018 wrote:

James Murray was 23 years old when transported for ‘Striking a sergeant’.

James was literate, single, his native place was Aberdeen - 5’4½” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, eyebrows partially meeting, scar on right, nose cocked, small scar over left eyebrow, small mole on right side of neck.

11/1/1847: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 22nd August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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