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James Sapy, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, November 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 107 (55)
||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 15th November, 2019 wrote:
James Sapy, was convicted having stolen on the ? of August last, silver watch, the property of Benjamin Saunders, and sentenced to be imprisoned for six months in Bridewell and to pay fine of 1s.
Norfolk Chronicle, 21 Oct 1820
… and James Sapy, for stealing a blue coat, waistcoat, and pair of trowsers, belonging to W. Frost, jun. of St. Mary’s; were sentenced were sentenced to 7 years’ transportation.
Bury and Norwich Post, 18 July 1821.
COLONIAL SECRETARY’S OFFICE, 17th OCTOBER 1826.
HIS EXCELLENCY the GOVERNOR has been pleased to approve of the following Alterations in the Police of the Colony:
At Longbottom - James Sappey, by the Shipley, to be a Constable, in the Room of Cooper, dismissed.
By His Excellency’s Command, In the Absence of the Colonial Secretary,
H. DUMARESQ, PRIVATE SECRETARY.
Sydney Gazette, 18 Oct 1826
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 15th November, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime