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James Roberts, one of 200 convicts transported on the Indefatigable, October 1814
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th October, 1835
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 184
||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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sharon longton on 23rd February, 2018 wrote:
James was described as a blacksmith
James was convicted of steeling a sheep in 1814 in Monmouth County in 1814 and Sentenced to hang. Sentence changed to life in Australia. Shipped on Indefatigable 2 arrived NSW 26th April 1815. He was a blacksmith and went to work at stone hill farm as blacksmith/mechanic. He was granted ticket of leave 1825.
James was a servant of William Bowman who was a wheelwright on a property at Sutton Forest NSW. James was assigned to him as a mechanic and blacksmith.
Convict Changes History
sharon longton on 23rd February, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th October, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime