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James Welsh

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Welsh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1792
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Assizes Maidstone
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1787
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 326 other convicts


Primary source: 1788 - Australia, Convict Index
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th November, 2021 wrote:

1788 - New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict Lists
Name: James Welch
Ship: Alexander [First Fleet]
Offence; Felony.
Title: Convicts embarked -  1787
Place of Conviction: Kent, Maidstone - 14 March 1785. Sentence; 7 years

1788 - Australia, Convict Index
Name: James Welsh. Age: 28 [1760]
Trial : Maidstone. Ship: Alexander

1792 - Possible Burial Record
Old Sydney Burial Ground - Inventory of Burials
Name; James Welsh
Age;  No Details
Year of Burial. 7 Dec 1792
Remarks; Convict - Alexander 1788

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th November, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: 1788 - Australia, Convict Index (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Welsh, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 1792, gender: m, occupation, crime

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