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James Wilson

James Wilson, one of 192 convicts transported on the Albion, 29 May 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Wilson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 1st April, 1833
Age: 52 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing chickens
Convicted at: Kent Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 29th May, 1828
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 402
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: James Wilson
Date of Death: 1 Apr 1833
District: General Hospital Sydney - G W Berry
Ship: Albion
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: James Wilson
Age: 47. Estimated Birth Year: abt 1781
Date of conviction: 18 Apr 1828
Place of Conviction: Canterbury
Vessel: Albion (2). Sydney 1828
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.
Read & Write; Single;
Native Place; Kent
Calling; Ploughman
Offence; Stealing Chickens
Date of Trial: 18 April 1828
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 7
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Brown to gray
Eyes; Grey
Assigned Berry & Woolstoncraft
Noted against name; Died in the General Hospital Sydney April 1833

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st April, 1833 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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