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James Haxton Riley
James Riley, one of 209 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 30 December 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
||James Haxton Riley
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||8th April, 1829
|Date of Death:
||13th June, 1890
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 388
DOB: Family Bible
DOD: Australian Death Index Reg 247
||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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Shelley Tonkin on 5th November, 2013 wrote:
Received a Ticket of Leave on 12 Mar 1852, and a Conditional Pardon on 8 Sept 1856.
Married Eliza Emma Wilkerson in 1854.
Died from Alcohol Poisoning in 1890 after accepting bets to see how much rum he could drink at a pub in Fremantle.
Convict Changes History
Shelley Tonkin on 5th November, 2013 made the following changes:
source, firstname James Haxton (prev. James), date of birth 8th April, 1829, date of death 13th June, 1890, gender, occupation, crime