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James Norton

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Norton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Errand boy
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: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 27th September, 1834
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 27 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Convict Printed Indentures
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 17th January, 2020 wrote:

The printed Indentures state that James Norton was 13 years old.  He could read and write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Kildare.  He was convicted of picking pockets at Dublin City on 12 April 1834 and sentenced to 7 years.  He had two prior convictions for which he had served six months each.  Physical attributes: Height 4 feet 9 1/2 inches; complexion Ruddy; hair dark brown and eyes grey.  Prisoner number 35-369 and transport number 118.
Comment: Brother Thomas Norton transported 3 years ago.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 17th January, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australian Convict Printed Indentures (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Norton, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1822, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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