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James Wilkins, one of 400 convicts transported on the Tortoise, 28 September 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 388
||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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Maureen Withey on 2nd June, 2020 wrote:
The following is summary of the sentences of the prisoners:— Transportation for Life. —James Wilkins, assault and robbery —Fifteen years.
Dorset County Chronicle, 8 April 1841.
Convict Changes History
Ann Marie Gould on 2nd June, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime