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James Welch

James Welch, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 15 July 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Welch
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 30th October, 1831
Age: 24 years

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 15th July, 1831
Arrival date: 26th November, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 134
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th August, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856

Name:  James Welsh
Age: 24. Birth Year: 1807
Treatment Year: 1831
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Ship: Surry
Nature of the Disease; Pneumonia, Phthisis, Pulmonalis ?
No of the Case; 12
Where taken ill:  25th July 1831 at sea
Death; 30 October 1831

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Annotated Printed Indentures 1831

Indent No 73
Name; James Welch
NO details against his name
Remarks: Dead

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th October, 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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