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James Pead

James Pead, one of 300 convicts transported on the Marion, 07 June 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Pead
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 22nd March, 1862
Age: 67 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Warwick, Birmingham Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 7th June, 1845
Arrival date: 16th September, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 309 (156). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. Trove newspapers online http://trove.nla.gov.au/
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

Nell Murphy on 5th January, 2017 wrote:

James PEAD was convicted at Birmingham on 7 March 1845 for stealing a quantity of beans from the Gloucester & Birmingham Railway Co. 1st offence. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Marion’ arriving 16 Sept 1845.

Married man - wife Martha, 4 children.
Aged 49yrs; clerk/grocer; Protestant; 5’6 1/4”;ruddy complexion; grey hair, bald; Hazel eyes; can read & write.
Native Place: Culham, Oxfordshire.
Father: William
Brothers: Josiah, Benjamin, Stephen, Adam.
Sisters: Priscilla, Ann.

Assignments in the Colony of VDL. 12mths Probation Period. Stationed at Darlington, Maria Island.
3 April 1849: Ticket of Leave granted.
25 March 1850: Conditional Pardon approved.
8 March 1852: Free Certificate

22 March 1862: Died, of heart attack, at the ‘Duke & Clarence’, Liverpool St. Hobart. Aged 60, late a grocer in the employ of Mr. Britten.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 5th January, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 309 (156). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. Trove newspapers online http://trove.nla.gov.au/ (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm R

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