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James Purcell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Purcell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pig stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Porcher
Departure date: 5th August, 1825
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 33 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW State Archives & Records, Convict Index [4/4311, Reel 989]. State Archives NSW, Gaol Description & Entrance Books, 1818-1930, Roll:181, 851 and 857.
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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2017 wrote:

Occupation: Slater
Tried: 13 June 1825
Native Place: Dublin
11 November 1828 - General Sessions Sydney, runaway and robbery, Penal Settlement 3 years, 11 November 1829, Hulk
COF - 32/0570, 10 or 18 June 1832
1844 - Darlinghurst Gaol Description Book No.1344, year of birth 1806
1851 - Darlinghurst Gaol Description Book No.481, age 41
1854 - Darlinghurst Gaol Description Book No.2608, age 50

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2017 wrote:

1845 - Parramatta Gaol Description Book No.59, age 36

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: NSW State Archives & Records, Convict Index [4/4311, Reel 989]. State Archives NSW, Gaol Description & Entrance Books, 1818-1930, Roll:851 and 857. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Purcell, alias1: , alias2

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2017 made the following changes:

source: NSW State Archives & Records, Convict Index [4/4311, Reel 989]. State Archives NSW, Gaol Description & Entrance Books, 1818-1930, Roll:181, 851 and 857. (prev. NSW State Archives & Records, Convict Index [4/4311, Reel 989]. State Archives NSW, Gao

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