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Roger Sims, one of 200 convicts transported on the Parmelia, 23 July 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||24th August, 1832
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
23rd July, 1832
16th November, 1832
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 380. http://www.jenwilletts.com
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd July, 2014 wrote:
Roger Sims was convicted at Stafford and given a Life Sentence. Transported to New South Wales, Australia on the ‘Parmelia’ 1832, however he died on the voyage out - in August 1832 (the ship arrived Nov 1832).
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd July, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 380. http://www.jenwilletts.com (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 380), date of de