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James Quested, one of 192 convicts transported on the Governor Ready, 26 March 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||22nd April, 1791
|Date of Death:
||29th October, 1877
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 125 (64)
||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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D Wong on 8th October, 2013 wrote:
James Quested was 36 years old on arrival in VDL.
James was 5’7 1/4” tall, grey eyes, brown hair, small scar on wrist joint left arm.
James was married to Jane Seath on 5/9/1818 and had 5 children, they arrived per Mellish in 1830. James lived at Hawkinge in Kent and had 14 acres of land, formally in the service of Sir J Bridgtes. His trades were, Gentleman’s Servant and a Pit Sawyer.
1830: Assigned to Dr Desailley at Jericho.
1832: Assigned to his wife.
James had a very good conduct record with no offences.
29/10/1877: James died at 7 Melville Street, Hobart and is buried at Cornelian Bay Cemetery.
Convict Changes History
Loz Dee on 8th October, 2013 made the following changes:
firstname James (prev. james), gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 8th October, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1791, date of death 29th October, 1877
Kerry Couchman Swinnerton on 1st September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 22nd April, 1791 (prev. 1791)