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James Paul

James Paul, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Paul
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 5th March, 1844
Age: 38 years

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 14 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 238
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 26th October, 2013 wrote:

James Paul was 29 years old when convicted of poaching.  He was the son of Thomas Paul and Mary Bailey.

28/10/1830: Married Harriet Skipper of Costessey.

Assigned to Mr Jones, Berrima.

1842: TOL, berrima
6/10/1842: TOL Passport, Berrima Bench.

5/3/1844: James died at Hilloo, Sutton Forest/Berrima.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th October, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1806, date of death 5th March, 1844, gender, crime

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