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James Parker

James Parker, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 03 July 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Parker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Brickmaker
Date of Death: 4th October, 1883
Age: 84 years

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: Norfolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 3rd July, 1833
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 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

D Wong on 5th August, 2014 wrote:

James Parker was 33 years old and was transported for “Stealing wheat”. 

James was the son of Clement and Mary Parker .

21/5/1821: Married Susanna Parker in Norfolk England and they had 6 children, with 5 not surviving infancy.

1838: TOL Goulburn
5/2/1841: COF

11/11/1842: Married Eleanor (Ellen) Brown at Yass/Gundaroo and they had 9 children.

4/10/1833: James died near Grenfell and was buried at Grenfell Cemetery.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th October, 1883 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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