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Details for the convict James Williamson (1836)

Convict Name:James Williamson
Trial Place:Aberdeen Court of Justiciary
Trial Date:25 September 1835
Sentence:14 years
Notes:[Executed 1 January 1842]
 
Arrival Details
Ship:Elphinstone (1)
Arrival Year:1836
 
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  • Researcher (Brian & Toni )
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Biographies

James partnered George Bailey (Lord Hungerford 1821) in murder.
Source; Courier Hobart 31 December 1841 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014

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Research notes

James was born Scotland and was convicted at Aberdeen Court of Justiciary on 23 September 1835 of "robbery assault" and sentenced to 14 years transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 6 July 2014
James arrived Tasmania aged 28 aboard Elphingstone on 24,May 1836?with his Indent showing married with three children and trade "brazier gunsmith".
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 6 July 2014
JAmes and George Bailey ( Lord Hungerford 1821) were convicted on 27 December 1841 of murdering Thomas Lord on 25 October 1841 at Swan Port and sentenced to death
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 July 2014
Source; Colonial Times 28 Dec 1841 p3 and Courier Hobart 24 Dec 1841 p3 & 31 Dec 1841 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 July 2014
James Williamson and George Bailey were hanged on 4 January 1842 at Hobart Gaol. Source; Courier Hobart 7 January 1842 page 4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 July 2014

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/10, p.229

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