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James Scrivener

James Scrivener, one of 210 convicts transported on the Blenheim, 11 March 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Scrivener
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Bedford Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 11th March, 1837
Arrival date: 16th July, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 210 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 1
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

scott young on 11th May, 2016 wrote:

Age: 18
Gender: Male
Height: 5 feet 3½ inches
Hair Colour: Brown
Complexion: Brown
Education: Neither
Residence(town/village): Sundon
Residence(county): Bedfordshire
Offence: Sheep Stealing
Committed By: H.M.Musgrave Esquire
When Committed: 17/11/1836
Type of Gaol: Bedford County Gaol
Sentence: Transportation for Life
How Disposed: Put on board the Justitia Hulk at Woolwich

Convict Changes History

scott young on 11th May, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m

scott young on 11th May, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000)

scott young on 11th May, 2016 made the following changes:


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