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James Robinson

James Robinson, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, April 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Robinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Northumberland Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Baring
Departure date: April, 1815
Arrival date: 7th September, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 205 (104)
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 27th May, 2021 wrote:

1828 Census index.
James Robinson, age 44, F.S. Baring, 1815, 7 years, religion: pres.  Settler, Airds district. Has 30 acres of land, all cleared and cultivated.
Christiana Robinson, age 35, F.S. Mary Ann, 1816, 7 years, pres.


Colonial Secretary’s Letters relating to Land, 1826-56.
James Robinson, per Baring 1815. Start date, 1830; End date 1831. Item 2/7960.

Maureen Withey on 27th May, 2021 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

ROBINSON, James. Per “Baring”, 1815.

1815 Sep 15
On list of convicts disembarked from the “Baring” and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.176)

1824 Sep 4
Former servant to James Ward; farmer of Airds. Memorial (Fiche 3107; 4/1839A No.832 pp.427-30)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 27th May, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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