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James Wells

James Wells, one of 130 convicts transported on the Marmion, 02 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Wells
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Marmion
Departure date: 2nd November, 1827
Arrival date: 6th March, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 131 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/8. England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/33, page 172 & 182. Ancestry.com. Libraries Tasmania. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 292
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

Iris Dunne on 14th June, 2021 wrote:

Criminal Registers:
Trial Lent 1827 for Burglary, acquitted

Trial Summer 1827 for Receiving stolen goods, Transportation 14 years

Prison Hulk ship Leviathan moored at Portsmouth, Received 11 August 1827, aged 20

Conduct Record: Tried 30 July 1827 for Receiving Stolen goods
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-45$init=CON31-1-45P274

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 14th June, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 14th June, 2021 made the following changes:

source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/8. England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/33, page 172 & 182. Ancestry.com. Libraries Tasmania. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 292 (prev. Australian Joi

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