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James Reddy

James Reddy, one of 228 convicts transported on the Marquis of Huntley, 05 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Reddy
Aliases: James Ready
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
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 Life

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Surrey (Town and Borough of Southwark) Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Marquis of Huntley
Departure date: 5th April, 1830
Arrival date: 21st August, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 228 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 320
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

Maureen Withey on 1st September, 2019 wrote:

Southwark Sessions Oct 27 -
James Reddy, aged 17, was found guilty of stealing a shawl, of the value of 8s. From the person of Harriet Hinchcliffe, residing in Webb-street. Transported for Life.
Globe, 28 Oct 1829.

Sydney Gazette, 13 Oct 1831
Absconded prisoners
Ready James, No. 30-1573, Marquis of Huntly, 21, Feltmonger and Tanner, London, 5 feet 5 ½, hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from No. 26 Road Gang.

D Wong on 1st September, 2019 wrote:

James Reddy was listed as 21 years old on arrival.

Native Place: London.

Occupation: Fellmonger and Tanner.

Brother here as John Reddy 5 years since.

6/6/1843: TOL Goulburn

1/6/1848: CP

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 1st September, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: James Ready, date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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