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James Sutherland, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 330. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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 15th August, 2014 wrote:
James Sutherland was convicted at Aberdeen for housebreaking. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Equestrian’ arriving 15/10/1845.
Seaman; aged 23yrs; b. Aberdeen, Scotland; single; Roman Catholic’ 5’2”.
Sisters: May, Sarah & Janet.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th August, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 330. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 330), dat