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Nicholas Orme

Nicholas Orme, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Nicholas Orme
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Derby Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize
Departure date: December, 1789
Arrival date: 26th June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1072 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 29 (16)
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

D Wong on 17th September, 2016 wrote:

Nicholas was listed as being on the ‘Surprize’.

17 Jan 1788 Derby Mercury, Derbyshire, England:
DERBY, January 23
County ended on Wednesday Evening at the Shire-Hall, when John Proctor, convicted of stealing a Quantity of Corn, and Nicholas Orme, convicted of stealing Iron from the Cotton Mill at Belpar, were ordered for seven Years Transportation.

Nicholas stole a mandrell and drift pin etc., belonging to Jedediah Strutt.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 17th September, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

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