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James Swansborough, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd September, 1834
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 226
||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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D Wong on 28th August, 2020 wrote:
James Swansborough was listed as 26 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Guildford.
James was 5’9” tall, fair complexion, light brown hair, hazel eyes.
Crime: Not found.
Colonial Secretary Index:
1823 Apr-Jul: On establishment of expedition of Allan Cunningham from Bathurst to Interior (Reel 6035; SZ15 p.83)
1823 Jul 23: Returned to Government after accompanying Allan Cunningham as packhorse leader (Reel 6035; SZ13 p.39)
1825 Mar 22: To accompany Alan Cunningham on winter expedition (Reel 6035; SZ13 p.94)
26/2/1829: TOL, Parramatta.
20/3/1830 Sydney Gazette:
Parramatta.___James Swansborough, holding a Ticket of Leave, to be Ordinary Constable, from the 10th Instant, in the Room of Richard Carter, dismissed for Neglect of Duty.
3/9/1834: Convict Death Register - James ‘Swainsbury’ died at the Liverpool Hospital.
Tony Beale on 3rd November, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966 for Ann Thomas 23 per ship Competitor (2) marrying James Swansborough 31 per ship Surrey (4).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 28th August, 2020 made the following changes:
alias1: Swainsbury, alias2: Swanboro, date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd September, 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m