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James Wyburn

James Wyburn, one of 180 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 08 June 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Wyburn
Aliases: Sinclair, Luke (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Chatham Marine Barracks Court Martial
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 8th June, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 201 (102)
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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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 13th April, 2020 wrote:

NSW 1828 census at Cooke, in household of farmer Jonathan Hassall and his family, resident at Mattavia.
James Wyburn, age 25, G.S. per Prince Regent 1827,  sentence 14 years, employed as Labourer, Roman catholic.
Married Elizabeth Cohen 1854 , Presbyterian, St Matthews Windsor.
NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.

Death of James Whyburn, age 91, 1889 Singleton, Patricks Plain, Hunter NSW.
NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 13th April, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Sinclair, Luke (alias) (prev. Sinclair, Luke (Alias)), gender: m

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