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James Piper Piper

James Piper Piper, one of 306 convicts transported on the Corona, 13 October 1866

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Piper Piper
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1840
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 21st September, 1928
Age: 88 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Southampton, Winchester Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Corona
Departure date: 13th October, 1866
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1866
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 186
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

Chris Harris on 13th May, 2013 wrote:

Married Susannah Chamberlain widow of George Marriott 30 March 1873 in Trinity Congregational church Perth Western Australia. drove the first train from Perth to Fremantle. Lived and worked as an engine driver in Northampton W.A. till his death in 1928 in “Sunset Men’s Home” Nedlands. buried in Karrakatta cemetery Western Australia.
Marriage and death certificates and Trove NLA newspaper website

Convict Changes History

Chris Harris on 13th May, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1840, date of death 21st September, 1928, gender, crime

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