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James Thompson, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 02 April 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 322. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 3rd June, 2017 wrote:
James THOMPSON was convicted at Middlesex, London on 2 Sept 1833 for stealing. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘John Barry’ arriving 11 Aug 1834.
Aged 52yrs; house servant.
1835: Stealing. Sentence extended yrs.
11 Nov 1842: Ticket of Leave granted.
1844: Free Certificate.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 3rd June, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 322. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 322)