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James Pitts

James Pitts, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Pitts
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sesostris
Departure date: 23rd November, 1825
Arrival date: 21st March, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 309 (156)
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

Tony Beale on 26th June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for James Pitts Sydney
16/4/1828 Run away from iron gang forwarded to Penrith
6/9/1828 per ship Seostris convicted of house robbery under aggravated circumstances along with John Dursley Guilty death recorded. Sent to the Hulk

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891 for James Pitts Phoenix Hulk: Discharge Book, 1825-1830
Commuted to be sent to Norfolk Island along with John Dursley and 7 others per schooner

New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave Passport, 1810-1869 for James Pitts Ticket of Leave 44/2668 Passport to proceed to the Gwyder in the service of R Fitzgerald Esq for 12 months on recommendation of the bench at Windsor

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 26th June, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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