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James Pickstock, one of 228 convicts transported on the Lord Hungerford, July 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||25th April, 1799
|Date of Death:
||30th July, 1872
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 51 (27)
||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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D Wong on 27th October, 2012 wrote:
James Pickstock (which later became Pitstock) was 22 years old on arrival in VDL, transported for stealing 10 handkerchiefs.
Born in Stockport, James was 5’4 1/2” tall, had Dark brown Hair and eyes, both arms and hands nearly covered with blue marks, scar on forehead.
1832: Married Mary Whitear (America). They had at least 2 children, Charles and Mary Ann.
D Wong on 30th May, 2019 wrote:
Mary Ann b1836,
30/7/1872: James Pitstock died at the General Hospital, Hobart, from an Abscess of the shoulder joint, aged 72, a labourer.
Mary Pitstock died 8/11/1871, aged 71, of Decay of Nature - wife of James Pitstock, labourer. Death registered at Gordon, Tas.
Most of the Pitstock moved to the Balmain/Rozelle areas of NSW in the early 1900’s.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 27th October, 2012 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 25th April, 1799, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 30th May, 2019 made the following changes:
date of death: 30th July, 1872 (prev. 0000)