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James Neal

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Neal
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1769
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bristol
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 13th January, 2013 wrote:

Jame Neal was tried at Bristol, Gloucestershire on 10 February 1785 for stealing sugar. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Friendship aged about 18 at that time (May 1787).
Partner in the original crime was William Farley.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “tolerably decent and orderly”.On 7 March 1789 sentenced to receive 150 lashes and to wear a leg iron for a year for wandering beyond the limits.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 13th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, source, date of birth 1769, gender, crime

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