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James Sharp

James Sharp, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guilford], 12 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Sharp
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1833
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Berks. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 12th May, 1820
Arrival date*: 12th January, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 305 (154)
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

greg petersen on 19th June, 2017 wrote:

convict number: 238, convicted for life
Physical description recorded as:
Age: 20, Height: 5’ 1¾”, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown,
Native place: Maidenhead
Where Tried: Berkshire, 19th July 1819.
Marks: Scar back of Rt hand, anchor & heart left arm, moon anchor & star on right.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd May, 2021 wrote:

1826 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
No; 238
Name; James Sharp
Ship arrived by; Guildford
To whom assigned/Occupation; MISSING;

1835 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1835
Remarks; DROWNED; 1833

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 19th June, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1833 (prev. 0000)

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