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James Stephenson, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
30th January, 1816
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 220 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 242. HO 9/8 "Captivity" Prison Hulk records.
||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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Robin Sharkey on 3rd April, 2018 wrote:
Hulk Record for James Stevenson on “Captivity” hulk
Received from York on 12th April 1815
Aged 23 years. Crime: Felony.
Tried: 12th January 1815 at Wakefield.
Sentence: 7 years.
How disposed of: To NSW 21 August 1815.”
Convict Changes History
Robin Sharkey on 3rd April, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 242. HO 9/8 "Captivity" Prison Hulk records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 242
Iris Dunne on 9th August, 2020 made the following changes: