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James Sapy

James Sapy, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Sapy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stole clothing
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 11th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 107 (55)
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 15th November, 2019 wrote:

Sessions News
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.

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,
Sydney Gazette, 18 Oct 1826

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th November, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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