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james Pitman, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
15th April, 1825
18th August, 1825
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 180 other convicts
||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.
||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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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