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James Parker

James Parker, one of 230 convicts transported on the England, 06 June 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Parker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Chimney sweep
Date of Death: 1889
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: England
Departure date: 6th June, 1835
Arrival date: 28th September, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 230 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 74
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

David Parker on 27th January, 2014 wrote:

James Parker was assigned to a master and settled in Taree as a tenant farmer for Henry Flett. Then purchased a block of land in Purfleet for his own farming purposes in 1854 until his death in 1889.
Deaf Dave.

D Wong on 29th January, 2014 wrote:

The son of Robert Parker and Mary Curtis.

1843: TOL Port Macquarie
11/12/1846: TOL Passport, Port Macquarie Bench.
1/10/1848: CP

31/8/1847: Married Catherine Perry - 5 children.

Convict Changes History

David Parker on 27th January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1889 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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