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James White

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James White
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Soldier/tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stricking a superior officer in the army.
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Tenasserim
Departure date: 22nd January, 1844
Arrival date: 13th April, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 4 other convicts


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Maureen Withey on 10th December, 2019 wrote:

286. James White.
James White, convicted at Umballa, 20 March 1843,for 7 years,  Transported for Striking Corporal Johnson with a bayonet., age 23, Roman Catholic, illiterate, single, 4 years in the Regt. 31st.  Trade, tailor 4 years, native of Co. Kerry. F(ather) Jas. White, 1 B(rother) Garret, 2 S(isters) Bridget, Mary at N.P.
Various offences recorded. Note - that he was convicted at Launceston as John Connell, and sentenced to 2 years imprisonment with hard labour in Feb 1853
Free Cert. 20.3.1850

Larceny. — John Connell was charged with stealing a pair of boots and a shirt, the property of a blacksmith at Fingal, named Hapsey. The jury found the prisoner guilty. Sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.
The Cornwall Chronicle, 19 Feb 1853.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th December, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Convict Indent https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-2$init=CON16-1-2p98 https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-2$init=CON16-1-2p99 Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON37-1-1$init=CON37-1-1p296 (prev. )

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