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Alexander Simpson, one of 168 convicts transported on the Jupiter, 31 December 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 525 (263)
||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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Eric Harry Daly on 4th January, 2013 wrote:
A Jamaican slave transported for Mutiny.
Alexander participated in the largest slave uprising in British history in Jamaica 1831.
Trade: house servant
Height: 5’ 9”
Head: small, round
Hair: black, curly
Forehead: medium height
Eyebrows: black, very small
Eyes: dark brown
Nose: small, broad nostrils
Mouth: small, Lips thick
Remarks: a man of color
Tried: 20 Jan 1832 Jamaica Court Martial
Arrived: 20 May 1833
Stated this offence, mutiny and exiting the slaves to rebellion, i was a slave myself.
18 Sep 1834: Bryant/ misconduct and using his masters absence from home *_* causing general mischief among his fellow servants- refered to asse’s gang at the green ponds, to be assigned to other service.
Ticket of Leave: 14 Nov 1838
Conditional Pardon: No 2715 31 Oct 1840
Full Pardon: No 692 21 Jan 1841
Convict Changes History
Eric Harry Daly on 4th January, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1808, gender, occupation, crime