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James Pender

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Pender
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 potatoes
Convicted at: Queens County Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th November, 2012 wrote:

James Pender was convicted at Queens on 12/01/1844 for stealing a bag of potatoes. 7yr transportation sentence to Van Diemens Land, on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 24th January, 2013 wrote:

Native Place: Carlow

Ship surgeon’s report: good

5’4 1/2”; single man; Roman Catholic; ploughman/farm labourer; can read & write.

Father: Patrick
Sisters: Maria & Catherine

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th November, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1804, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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