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James Wilde, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Turner and filer
|Date of Death:
||31st December, 1864
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 258
||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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D Wong on 18th April, 2013 wrote:
James Wilde was 22 years old and his occupation was a Turner/Machine breaker.
James was assigned to Henry O’Brien at Yass for 2 years, but was not happy there and so walked back to Sydney where he got 2 months on No.8 Iron Gang.
1835: Assigned to the Cox family at Glenmore Park - worked as a gardender. Met 16 year old servant girl to Edward Cox, Elizabeth Lawrence. They married in 1839 at Mulgoa and had 12 children.
1864: Died on New Year’s Eve at the age of 54 after falling from a bridge.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th April, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1809, date of death 31st December, 1864, gender, occupation, crime