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James Thorp, one of 172 convicts transported on the Minerva, 08 July 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 178
||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 19th February, 2018 wrote:
1/4/1824 Leeds Intelligencer West Yorkshire, England:
YORKSHIRE SPRING ASSIZES
At the opening of the Court this morning, Judgment of Death was recorded against the following prisoners: —James Thorp, Wm. Jerrard, Charles Jubey, George Jarvis, and Benjamin Walker, for burglary; and Henry Smith, for horsestealing.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
THORPE, James. Per “Minerva”, 1824
1824 Nov 24: On list of convicts landed from the “Minerva” & forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.20)
1825 Feb 12: On list of convicts transported to Port Macquarie per “Amity” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.502-3)
22/4/1840: TOL Maitland
22/7/1840: TOL Cancelled for drunkeness.
1841: TOL, Hartley
1844: Recommended for a CP
Convict Changes History
Michelle Paris on 19th February, 2018 made the following changes:
surname: Thorpe (prev. Thorp), date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
D Wong on 19th February, 2018 made the following changes:
alias1: Thorp, occupation, crime