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James York, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lincoln, Parts of Kesteven Quarter Sessions
6th April, 1824
27th July, 1824
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 179 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 140
||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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Geoff York on 6th April, 2014 wrote:
Marriage to Esther. 3 Children 2 Female children 1 born approx 1841 and another 1842. Male child born 30 December 1844 also named James.
D Wong on 6th April, 2014 wrote:
James was transported for “stealing wearing apparel”.
Goal Report: A young rogue who has been going round the Country for some time with others subsisting entirely by depredation.
James was born in Oundle, Northamptonshire, was 24 years old, single, 5’2 1/2” tall, light brown hair, hazel eyes, fishes upper part right arm, ring pricked middle finger same hand, woman on right arm.
There was nothing on his conduct record.
May have married Esther Pettigrew at Avoca in 1841 - 3 children listed.
Convict Changes History
Geoff York on 6th April, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1863 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime