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James Weston

James Weston, one of 167 convicts transported on the Adrian, 13 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Weston
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 23rd December, 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 17th March, 1883
Age: 82 years

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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Adrian
Departure date: 13th April, 1830
Arrival date: 20th August, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 335 (170)
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

Don Weston on 13th August, 2013 wrote:

Married to Lucy HYLAND in Burwash, Sussex, England on 26/7/1825, she followed her husband. Arrived 1831 on the “Emigrent”.

James was assigned to Mr A BUSBY
Granted Ticket of Leave 1836. (36/1466)
Granted Ticket of Leave Passport 1843. (43/179)
Granted Freedom 1843. (43/1542)

In 1854 moved from Coonabarabran to Maitland.
Occupation: Miller 1844.

Occupations: Store Keeper ,Post Office, Farmer, Resinences: Goulbourn River,Coonabarabran, Maitland, Chinaman’s Hollow Near Weston

donated 10/- ‘towards the completion of the Catholic School House at Singleton’ 17 Mar 1857
Residence Singleton (source mm)

Singleton and Patricks Plains newspaper
website Home.pacific.net.au/~tandd    

Land & Stock Owner 1885:
ID: 2103
Holding: Deep Creek
PD: Maitland
Post Town: West Maitland
Acreage: 640, Horses 7, Cattle 9, Sheep O, Pigs O
Pg No: 234

Tony Beale on 1st October, 2021 wrote:

“Around the Black Stump ” by Roy Cameron of Coolah NSW published 1993. Pg 11. 1837 Along with 19 assigned servants and 21 freeman were working on the property ‘Turee’ owned by John Jones. John Jones arrived free on 14/12/1801 per ship ‘Nile’ with wife Mary and daughters Mary Ann and Elizabeth

Convict Changes History

Don Weston on 13th August, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 23rd December, 1800, date of death 17th March, 1883

Tony Beale on 1st October, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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