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James Summerfield

James Summerfield, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Summerfield
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Ploughman/shearer/reaper/milkman/so...
Date of Death: 1862
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Derby Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 254
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

D Wong on 22nd April, 2013 wrote:

James Summerfield was 28 years old and came from Derbyshire.

1840: TOL Muswellbrook
12/9/1840: TOL Passport, Muswellbrook Bench, also
24/9/1840, 25/11/1841, 21/11/1844, 10/12/1849.

15/3/1852 CP

Waine Summerfield on 18th January, 2017 wrote:

Sold gold from Sofala to Government in 1851
Married Sarah Taylor at Armidale NSW in 1853
Died at Lambing Flat 1862.

John Summerfield on 5th February, 2018 wrote:

Wife was Ann Royer ?

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 22nd April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 18th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 1862 (prev. 0000)

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