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James Shields

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Shields
Aliases: Shiel
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Cooper
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Londonderry
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elphinstone
Departure date: 8th September, 1838
Arrival date: 29th December, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 68 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 wrote:

born - Londonderry County Ireland. Crime - Stealing rope. Single - Coopers apprentice CF 47/765.

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 wrote:

122658 Shields James Elphinstone 1838.
      1843 10 January Paterson GG
  Granted Ticket of Leave.

163439 Shiel (Shield) James - Elphinstone 1838 24 June 1843 Paterson Application to Marry:-
  James Shiel application to marry Mary McCloy per ‘Diamond’. Granted

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Shields, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1820, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Shiel

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