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James Summers

James Summers, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Summers
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sesostris
Departure date: 23rd November, 1825
Arrival date: 21st March, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 308
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 24th October, 2012 wrote:

James Summers was 14 years old when indicted along with George Tate (Marquis of Huntley) for stealing 1 handkerchief, value 3s., the goods of Isiah Lukens.

23/8/1832: Assigned to Major Antill, Stonequarry.

1834: TOL Inverary
1837: TOL Inverary

1/4/1841: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th October, 2012 made the following changes:

gender, occupation, crime

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