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James Tomkins

James Tomkins, one of 179 convicts transported on the Agamemnon, 22 April 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Tomkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Agamemnon
Departure date: 22nd April, 1820
Arrival date: 22nd September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 298
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

D Wong on 5th October, 2012 wrote:

James tomkins was 16 years old when indicted for stealing 1 shawl, value 20s.,  from Elizabeth Pedley and putting her in fear of her life.

8/11/1823: On returns of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Windsor Bench for assignment. Appears as Tompkins.

7/2/1825: On list of convicts employed by John Dight of Richmond, free of expense to the Crown, from November 1823.

1836: TOL Evan
1/7/1843: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th October, 2012 made the following changes:

gender, crime

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