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James Pearce

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Pearce
Aliases: Harris
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 13th September, 1829
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 1st December, 1902
Age: 73 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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 30th January, 1851
Arrival date: 28th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 261 other convicts


Primary source: Family History research
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Community Contributions

Lesley Warde on 7th February, 2013 wrote:

Pardoned 1852-1853
Married Mary Ann Freeman 1853
Sailed for New Zealand on the Wanderer 1859
with wife and 3 children Lived in Dunedin till his death, under his original name James John Charles Pearce

Convict Changes History

Lesley Warde on 7th February, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 13th September, 1829, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Graeme Pearce on 14th January, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Family History research (prev. ), date of death: 1st December, 1902 (prev. 0000)

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