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James Pilgrim, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds Quarter Sessions
19th March, 1840
14th July, 1840
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 305 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 168
||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 25th August, 2018 wrote:
James Pilgrim was 23 years old on arrival, he was illiterate, protestant, single, and his native place was Suffolk.
James was 5’3¼” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, dark grey eyes, Half moon and seven stars on upper and L James on lower right arm, J.P.B. back of right hand, G on upper left arm, J back of fore, P back of middle, and B back of third fingers of left hand, burnt scar on left shin.
1843: TOL Queanbeyan
1851: Married Mary A Rhodes at Berrima.
1851: Robert born.
2/11/1869 Sydney Morning Herald:
NOTICE.-This is to Certify, that I, ELIZABETH
PILGRIM, not having heard from my Husband,
JAMES PILGRIM, for eleven years, intend to get married in one month from this date.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 25th August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime