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James Turner

James Turner, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Turner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 238
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

Dennis Nightingale on 30th May, 2015 wrote:

161441 Turner James - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1836 June AO NSW Convict Indent Fiche No. 722.
Age 37. Reads and writes. Kitchen gardener, labourer, native of Wiltshire. Tried 2 March 1835 at Northampton Assizes and sentenced to 14 years transportation for highway robbery. Ruddy complexion, dark brown mixed with grey hair, full featured.

121965 Turner James - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1842 22 July Paterson GG.
Granted Ticket of Leave.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 30th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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