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James Rose

James Rose, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sir William Bensley, 09 October 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Rose
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing chickens
Convicted at: Bucks. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir William Bensley
Departure date: 9th October, 1816
Arrival date: 10th March, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 293 (148)
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 30th July, 2020 wrote:

William White, John White, and James Rose, charged with having stolen poultry, the property of James Ball, out a hen house at Little Marlow, were sentenced to be transported for seven years.
Windsor and Eton Express, 3 Mar 1816.

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https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-1$init=CON13-1-1p70
List of 70 male convicts sent on H.M. Colonial Brig Elizabeth Henrietta for the settlements of the Derwent and Port Dalrymple.  Dated 22 March 1817.
To the Derwent:
James Rose, sawyer, per Sir William Bensley, Tried at Aylesbury, 1816. 7 years.

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Tasmanian Convict Conduct Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-34$init=CON31-1-34p233
No 13. James Rose. Sir Wm. Bensley & E. Henrietta. Tried Mar 1816, 7 years.
Several instances of Neglect of Duty and subsequent punishment.

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Tasmanian Description Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON23-1-3$init=CON23-1-3-p027
James Rose, age 18, native of High Wycombe.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 30th July, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

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