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James Wilson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Wilson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkdare
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures and 1837 NSW General Muster.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 29th October, 2020 wrote:

The convict indentures state that James Wilson was 25 years old.  He could neither read nor write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Meath.  He is a kitchen boy and post boy.  James was convicted of house breaking on 21 March 1836 at Kildare and sentenced to life.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: 5 feet 2 1/2 inches; complexion sallow: hair light brown and eyes blue to grey.  Transport number 67.  Prisoner number 36-1872.
NSW 1837 General Muster states that James Wilson was assigned to Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney.
No record of receiving ticket of leave or certificate of freedom.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 29th October, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures and 1837 NSW General Muster. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Wilson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1811, date of death: 0000, gender

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