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James Pitman

james Pitman, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Pitman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1848
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Dorset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 15th April, 1825
Arrival date: 18th August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 254;Government Gazette dated Friday 8 April 1842 and Convict records and Queanbeyan Pioneer Cemeteries Register.
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

Wendy Smith on 29th April, 2019 wrote:

He is described in 1825 as being of Swarthy complexion; Grey hair and Hazel eyes.  He obtained a conditional pardon on 1 April 1841 subsequently published the following year on 8 April 1842.
Buried 1 May 1848 in the Queanbeyan Riverside Cemetery.  Location now unknown.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 29th April, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 254;Government Gazette dated Friday 8 April 1842 and Convict records and Queanbeyan Pioneer Cemeteries Register. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Projec

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