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James Thorpe, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, January 1814
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||17th October, 1828
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 138
||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 16th December, 2020 wrote:
Worcester Journal Worcestershire, England
18 Mar 1813
James Thorp and Thomas Boardinan, for horse-stealing.
No ship found for Thomas Boardinan.
James Thorpe was listed as 59 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Manchester.
Occupation: Cotton carder/shoemaker.
James was 5’8¾“tall, fair complexion, grey hair and eyes.
Colonial Secretary Index:
THORPE, James. Per “Surrey”, 1814
1818 Dec 7: Shoemaker; assigned to Simeon Lord. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3190; 4/1856 p.268)
1824 Jul 31: Re his admission to the General Hospital (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.115)
6/10/1825: TOL Sydney - Delivered to his son John Thorp/e by the same ship.
19/10/1828: Burial date - James Thorpe died, aged 77, and was buried at St. James, Sydney.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 16th December, 2020 made the following changes:
alias1: Thorp, date of birth: 1754 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th October, 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime