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James Rutherford, one of 180 convicts transported on the Medina, 19 April 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Bristol City Quarter Sessions
19th April, 1825
14th September, 1825
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 179 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 265 (134)
||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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Maureen Withey on 5th August, 2019 wrote:
At the Bristol Quarter Sessions, James Rutherford, aged 21, John Jefkins, aged 21, James Leslie, aged 20, and Wm Hale, aged 18, well-known gang of thieves, were convicted of robbing Miss Eliza Louisa O’Connor, in Tyndal’s Park, 28th Sept, and sentenced to be transported for the term of their natural lives.
Bath Chronicle, 28 Oct 1824.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 5th August, 2019 made the following changes: