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James Ward, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, 18 July 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th December, 1837
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Nottingham (Boro of Newark upon Trent) Quarter Session and Gaol Delivery
18th July, 1818
18th November, 1818
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 149 other convicts
||State Archives NSW, Register of COF (NRS 12208)& Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1856 (Series: NRS 937; Reels 6004-6016, Page 476)&(Series: NRS 939; Reels 6018-6019, 2649 & 898-901, Page 424-5). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 46
||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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Maureen Withey on 28th December, 2019 wrote:
James Ward, labourer, per Shipley 2, 5 feet 7 inches high, dark sallow complexion, dark brown hair, blue eyes.
Sydney Gazette, 31 July 1819.
Clive Smith on 16th February, 2020 wrote:
James Ward died in the hospital on Norfolk Island on 6 December 1837 of disease of the heart. He was described as “A well conducted man, never in trouble). SANSW List of penal prisoners who have died at Norfolk Island 1836-1842.
Iris Dunne on 16th February, 2020 wrote:
On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per Elizabeth Henrietta, dated 20 Feb. 1822, Convicted in Sydney 9 Feb. 1822, Trade Laborer
On list of convicts removed from Newcastle to Port Macquarie per Mermaid, dated 15 Sep. 1823
Certificate of Freedom No.29/3653 dated 10 May 1825, aged 39, Birth Year abt. 1786, convicted 10 April 1818, Trade Coachman, Native Place Manchester
1825 Convict Muster, employed at Parramatta
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 28th December, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation
Clive Smith on 16th February, 2020 made the following changes:
date of death: 6th December, 1837 (prev. 0000)
Iris Dunne on 16th February, 2020 made the following changes:
source: State Archives NSW, Register of COF (NRS 12208)& Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1856 (Series: NRS 937; Reels 6004-6016, Page 476)&(Series: NRS 939; Reels 6018-6019, 2649 & 898-901, Page 424-5). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 8