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James Shalvey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Shalvey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bencoolen
Departure date: 24th April, 1819
Arrival date: 25th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 83 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 18th October, 2016 wrote:

James Shalvey is listed as being born in 1798 and 21 years old on arrival in NSW, then born 1793 and 25 years old on arrival in VDL

16/9/1819: James arrived in VDL - James was 5’5 1/2” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, much freckled.

1830 Muster: Field Police
1832-35 Musters: Public Works.

5/4/1833: Tried for Stealing a handkerchief, value 3/- the property of Elizabeth Black - no outcome found.

8/9/1835 Colonial Times, Hobart:
James Shalvey was ordered two years hard labour, for making away with money he had received on his master’s account.

1838: TOL

8/1/1839 Colonial Times, Hobart:
James Shalvey was remanded to Port Arthur for trial, from which place he had absconded.

11/1/1839: The Hobart Town Courier:
James Shalvey ordered to Port Arthur for two years, having absconded from this
colony 12 months back, and apprehended at Sydney.

26/1/1844: Recommended for a CP

5/4/1845: CP approved.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Shalvey, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1793, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation,

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