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James Shirley

James Shirley, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Shirley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: 1846
Age: 41 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 10 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Cheshire, Knutsford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Anson
Departure date: 23rd September, 1843
Arrival date: 4th February, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 498 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 457 (210)
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

Leonie Dolley on 9th April, 2013 wrote:

Died in the prisoners barracks Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 9th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1805, date of death 1846, gender, occupation, crime

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