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James Nation

James Nation, one of 200 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 02 November 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Nation
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 2nd November, 1837
Arrival date: 9th February, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 182. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12202; Item:[4/4176] and Convict Indents, Series: NRS 12189; Item:[X641]; Microfiche: 732 and Gaol Description Book: Roll: 175 and Roll: 854. UK, Prison Hulk Register, 1837, York, HO 9/15
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

Iris Dunne on 18th January, 2018 wrote:

Convicted: 14 August 1837
Old Bailey Proceedings - https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?div=t18370814-1742

James Nation was indicted for stealing, on the 5th of August, 1 coffee-pot, value 9l. 12s.; 1 cream-ewer, value 2l. 8s. and 1 towel, value 1s.; the goods of James Harris Huckins, in a vessel, in a port of entry and discharge.—2nd COUNT, stating the property to belong to Asa William Henry Clapp and another.

UK, Prison Hulk ship York, moored Gosport, Date Received: 7 September 1837, Trade: Labourer
Convict Indents, 1838, aged 35, Estimated birth year: abt 1802, can read and write, Protestant, Married with 2 female children, Native Place: Gosport in Hampshire, Trade: Clerk, Offence: Robbing from ship, no former convictions, Remarks: marks of scrofula inside left ear, eyebrows meeting, scar under outer corner of left eye, scar on knuckle of third fingers of left hand.
1839 - Parramatta Gaol - 19 Dec. 1839 to 20 Dec. 1839
1849 - Darlinghurst Gaol - 24 May 1849
7th April 1845 - Ticket of Leave No. 43/1100, District of Yass, Prisoner No. 38/505

Convict Changes History

Rosemary Nation on 18th January, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 18th January, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 182. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12202; Item:[4/4176] and Convict Indents, Series: NRS 12189; Item:[X641]; Microfiche: 732 and Gaol Description B

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