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James Salter Skinner
James Salter Skinner, one of 266 convicts transported on the Theresa, 05 October 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
||James Salter Skinner
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||27th December, 1813
|Date of Death:
||2nd May, 1891
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 353 (178)
||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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Jeffrey Harris on 15th December, 2014 wrote:
Was granted ticket of leave 1843 allowed to saty in the Muswellbrook area. Granted ticket of freedom 14 Dec 1844
D Wong on 15th December, 2014 wrote:
James married Agnes Jane Gilmore 1819-1879
Agnes Jane was born at Hobart town on 29th January 1819. She was baptised at St. David’s Church, Hobart on 19th February 1821.
Agnes married some time between 1835 and 1841 to a William Wells. William is thought to be the son of William and Elizabeth Wells. He was born about 1802.
Shortly after their marriage William and Agnes moved to New South Wales, where William died on 11th March 1844.
The only known child of William and Agnes Wells was Benjamin James. He was born at Green Ponds, Tasmania on 14th June 1841.
15/12/1845: Agnes married James Salter Skinner at St. Andrew’s Church of England, Muswellbrook, New South Wales. James was the son of James Jonathan Skinner, a Brewer.
James and Agnes Skinner had seven children.
Convict Changes History
Jeffrey Hinks on 1st February, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 27th December, 1813, date of death 2nd May, 1891, gender, occupation, crime