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James Shorter

James Shorter, one of 310 convicts transported on the Mangles, 18 March 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Shorter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1874
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Berks. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 18th March, 1837
Arrival date: 10th July, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 11 (7)
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

Anonymous on 14th January, 2012 wrote:

James Shorter married Ann Cameron on 25 August 1851 at Glenthorne NSW. Registration.QA Presbyterian Clarence Town, Dungog, Stroud V1851325 80/1851 Groom: James Shorter, Bride: Ann Cameron Date of Marriage: 25/8/1851 .He died in Scone in 1874. James and Anne Had 5 children.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 14th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1874-00-00, gender m

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