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Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Farm boy, labourer, selector
|Date of Death:
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
21st May, 1836
6th September, 1836
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Travelled with 210 other convicts
||Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Wendy Smith on 28th July, 2020 wrote:
The Printed Indentures state that James Yeates was 19 years old. He could neither read nor write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Westmeath. He was a Farm boy. James was tried at Westmeath on 1 March 1836 for stealing coat and money and sentenced to life. He had one prior conviction and served three months. Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 5 3/4 inches; complexion sallow; hair brown and eyes hazel. Transport number 182. Prisoner number 36-1985.
Received ticket of leave in 1844 (number 44/221) and conditional pardon.
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 28th July, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Yeates, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1817, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime