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James Shepherd

James Shepherd, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hive, 15 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Shepherd
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1866
Age: 59 years

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 14 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session on 16th October 1833
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Hive
Departure date: 15th January, 1834
Arrival date: 11th June, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 280
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

James Smoother on 28th August, 2015 wrote:

Breaking into a warehouse and stealing.

D Wong on 29th August, 2015 wrote:

1840: TOL Windsor
27/1/1849: COF

James Smoother on 3rd September, 2015 wrote:

I hold copies of the:
Ticket of Leave: (40/4815) dated: 13 August 1840 To remain in the district of Windsor, New South Wales.
[Citation 4/4412; Reel 1026]

Certificate of Freedom: (49/142) 27 April 1849
[Citation 4/4142; Reel 937]

Information:
Prisoner Number: (34/832)
Birth: Yorkshire, England 1807
Master: Luscombe
Height: 5’ 9”
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Grey

Convict Changes History

James Smoother on 28th August, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

D Wong on 29th August, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000)

James Smoother on 3rd September, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 1806), date of death: 1866 (prev. 0000), occupation

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