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James Sans, one of 156 convicts transported on the Medway, 13 November 1820
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 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 415 (209)
||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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D Wong on 4th July, 2014 wrote:
James was 29 years old on arrival in VDL and was born in Fowey, Cornwall. He was transported for ‘having forged notes in his possession’, and his occupation was a ‘Seaman and Fisherman’.
James was 5’5 ¾” tall, dark brown hair, brown eyes, several scars on forehead, great toes turned inside under the others, Wife, Drury Court, Strand.
1834: Free Certificate
10/9/1834: Married Elizabeth Cole (no children listed)
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 4th July, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime