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James Nailor

James Nailor, one of 192 convicts transported on the Governor Ready, 26 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Nailor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: -
Convicted at: Norfolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 26th March, 1827
Arrival date: 31st July, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 128
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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Maureen Withey on 23rd June, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-29$init=CON31-1-29p312
142. James Nailor, Govn. Ready. 220 Jan 1826, 7 years.
Transported for Stealing a vice. Gaolers’ Report,, Notorious character “in hulks”, Govn Ready, in ship, “Good”. S.C ?? on arrival, “for stealing a vice”. F & Ma at native place, Burnham Thorpe, named Henry Nailor, a labourer. I lived last at Great Mass?? with the Rev Mr Greensides. Single, protestant.
March 17 1829. P.B./ fighting in the lumber yard yesty.- Repd.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 23rd June, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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