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James Norris

James Norris, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Norris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 23rd January, 1864
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 305 (154)
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

Leslea Verrall on 12th April, 2016 wrote:

Aged 52 years as stated on death certificate. 36 Years in colony. Died Broughton Creek. NSW. Married Euphemia McDonald Fraser. Marriage date 10 August 1845. Marriage place. Coolangatta Shoalhaven. Father William Norris. Father’s occupation. Goldsmith. Initially sentenced to death.

Convict Changes History

Leslea Verrall on 12th April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 23rd January, 1864 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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