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James Henry Shaw

James Shaw, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Auckland, 13 July 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Henry Shaw
Aliases: James Henry Sharland
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1st March, 1901
Age: 77 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 15 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Lord Auckland
Departure date: 13th July, 1844
Arrival date: 15th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 243 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 122
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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Convict Changes History

Guinevere Hall on 4th January, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Sharland, date of birth: 1824 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st March, 1901 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Michael Topfer on 19th March, 2016 made the following changes:

firstname: James Henry (prev. James), alias1: James Henry Sharland (prev. Sharland), crime

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