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James Sutherland

James Sutherland, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Sutherland
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Scotland, Aberdeen Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Equestrian
Departure date: 30th June, 1845
Arrival date: 15th October, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 330. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

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”.

Brother: Hugh
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

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