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Convict uniform as punishment

Samuel JAMESAge: 7117841855

Name
Samuel JAMES
Given names
Samuel
Surname
JAMES
Birth about March 1784 35 42
Text:

It should be noted that based on his age of 18 when he was convicted, his year of birth should be circa 1780.

Christening 27 June 1784 (Age 3 months)
Address: All Saints Church
Christening of a brotherWilliam JAMES
29 July 1787 (Age 3)
Birth of a brotherThomas JAMES
1789 (Age 4)
Arrested
Arrested
12 October 1797 (Age 13)
Gaoled
Gaoled
between 12 October 1797 and 31 December 1797 (Age 13)
Address: The prison hulk "Stanislaus".
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names page 1372.
Convicted
Convicted
5 March 1798 (Age 14)
Address: Lent Assizes
Text:

Following his arrest he was confined on Prison Hulk "Stanislaus", England, between 12 October 1797 and 31 December 1797.

He appeared on Wednesday, 29 November 1797 at Lent Assizes, Essex, England, where Samuel James the Younger - Committed Nov. 29th 1797 by T Abdy Abdy (sic) Clerk charged on the Oath of Samuel Miller with having broken his Bereau (sic) and stolen thereout Six Shillings his property and a Note of the Bank of England of the Value of Ten Pounds.

The Indictment read as follows: "the Jurors for our Lord the King upon their Oath present that Samuel James the Younger late of the Parish of Theydon Garnon in the County of Essex Labourer on the twenty sixth day of November in the thirty eighth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third King of Great Britain with force and arms at the parish aforesaid in the County aforesaid in the dwelling house of Samuel Miller feloniously did steal, take and carry away one piece of Silver Coin of this realm called an half Crown of the value of Two Shillings and sixpence three pieces of Silver Coin of this realm called Shillings of the value of three shillings and one piece of Silver Coin of this realm called a sixpence of the value of sixpence of the Monies of Samuel Miller and one Bank Note for the payment of Ten Pounds and of the value of Ten Pounds the said note at the time of committing the felony aforesaid being the property of the said Samuel Miller and the sum of Ten Pounds payable and secured thereby being then due and unsatisfied against the form of Statute in such Case made and provided and against the peace of our said Lord the King his Crown and dignity."

He was tried at Lent Assizes, Chelmsford, Essex, England, Monday, 5 March 1798 at the age of 18. He pleaded guilty to the charge and had no goods to return. He was originally sentenced "to be hanged by the neck until he be dead" but this was later commuted to transportation for seven years

Note: Following his arrest he was confined on Prison Hulk "Stanislaus", England, between 12 October 1797 a…
Transported
Transported on board the "Perseus"
12 February 1802 (Age 17)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: The Transports
Text:

The "Perseus" arrived in Sydney on 4 August 1802 from Spithead. She was of 362 tons under the command of John Davison, with W.S. Fielding being ther surgeon on board.

Convict
Arrived on baord the "Perseus"
4 August 1802 (Age 18)
Text:

The Master was John Davidson.

Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names
Birth of a son
#1
William JAMES
30 October 1808 (Age 24)
Citation details: V18081878 1A/1808 JAMES WILLIAM SAMUEL ANN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Religious marriageAnn BEANView this family
28 November 1808 (Age 24)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Citation details: V1808422 147A/1808 JAMES SAMUEL BEAN ANN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: The ceremony was performed by James Milcham J.P. and the witnesses were Benjamin Jacobs and Ann Briant.
Baptism of a sonWilliam JAMES
23 January 1809 (Age 24)
Note: St. John's Church of England
Ticket of Leave
Ticket of Leave
9 June 1810 (Age 26)
Text:

Samuel James received his Ticket of Leave No. 41/215 on Saturday, 9 June 1810 at Sydney.

Note: Samuel James received his Ticket of Leave No. 41/215 on Saturday, 9 June 1810.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Elizabeth JAMES
6 September 1810 (Age 26)
Citation details: V1810691 148/1810 JAMES ELIZABETH SAMUEL ANN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a daughter
#3
Elizabeth JAMES
about 1811 (Age 26)
Citation details: V18112341 1A/1811 JAMES ELIZABETH SAMUEL ANN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism of a daughterElizabeth JAMES
10 March 1811 (Age 27)
Note: St. John's Church of England
Birth of a daughter
#4
Ann JAMES
25 May 1812 (Age 28)
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Birth of a daughter
#5
Rosetta JAMES
9 July 1814 (Age 30)
Citation details: V18143421 1A/1814 JAMES ROSETTA SAMUEL ANN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism of a daughterRosetta JAMES
9 October 1814 (Age 30)
Note: St. John's Church of England
Birth of a son
#6
John Robert JAMES
10 October 1816 (Age 32)
Citation details: V18163982 1B/1816 JAMES JOHN SAMUEL ANN
Text:

And this entry:

V18161019 148/1816 JAMES JOHN SAMIEL ANN

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: Page 44
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Baptism of a sonJohn Robert JAMES
1 November 1816 (Age 32)
Note: St. John's Church of England
Occupation
Police Constable
1817 (Age 32)
Employer: NSW Police Force
Property
Government Grant of land at
13 January 1818 (Age 33)
Text:

Samuel received a grant of land as follows:

"Unto Samuel James His Heirs and Assigns to Have and to Hold For Ever Eighty acres of land - lying and situate in the District of Castle Hill - Bounded on the East by Williams, Fishburn and Tiernan farms bearing North twenty five degrees East thirty seven Chains - on the North by a line West twenty five degrees North twenty four chains - on the West by a line South twenty five degrees West to James farm - and on the South by that and Bradley's farms to Bean's North Corner - Conditioned not to sell or alienate the same for the space of Five years from the Date hereof and to Cultivate Eighteen Acres within the said period - and reserving to Government the Right of Making a Public Road through the same - and also reserving for the use of the Crown such Timber as may be deemed fit for Naval purposes - Quit Rent One Shilling.

In Testimony this 13th day of January 1818 signed L. Macquarie

Witnessed by John Watts H. Macquarie.

Note: Samuel received a grant of land as follows:
Birth of a son
#7
Samuel JAMES
2 September 1818 (Age 34)
Citation details: V18184629 1B/1818 JAMES SAMUEL SAMUEL ANN
Text:

and also this entry:

V18181118 148/1818 JAMES SAMIEL SAMIEL ANN

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Birth of a son
#8
James JAMES
30 November 1820 (Age 36)
Citation details: V18201262 148/1820 JAMES JAMES SAMUEL ANN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: There is also this entry in the index:
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Christening of a sonJames JAMES
14 January 1821 (Age 36)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Birth of a daughter
#9
Lucy Jane JAMES
2 October 1822 (Age 38)
Citation details: V18226002 1B/1822 JAMES LUCY J SAMUEL ANN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Property
20 acres
3 September 1823 (Age 39)
Note: A Memorial to Sir Thomas Brisbane on 3rd September 1823 stated that Samuel had 20 acres cleared and cultivated, 40 acres of pasture, and that a substantial dwelling house had been erected. Samuel was asking for his family to be victualled from Government Stores so was apparently finding it difficult to support them from their own farming.
Property
20 acres
7 August 1824 (Age 40)
Note: In a further Memorial to the Governor dated 7th August 1824 it is stated that Samuel had been free f…
Marriage of a childJohn KENTWELLElizabeth JAMESView this family
9 August 1824 (Age 40)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Citation details: V18243381 3B/1824 KENTWELL JOHN JAMES ELIZABETH CB
Birth of a daughter
#10
Sarah JAMES
11 August 1824 (Age 40)
Citation details: V18246753 1B/1824 JAMES SARAH SAMUEL ANN
Text:

and also these entries:

V18241586 148/1824 JAMES SARAH SAMIEL ANN V18241566 148/1824 JAMES SARAH SAMUEL ANNE

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Occupation
Police Constable
18 August 1825 (Age 41)
Text:

Samuel James was employed as a Police Constable (Aust. Index Vol. 11, p. 3106) in The Hills District, NSW, Australia, Thursday, 18 August 1825.

Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Elizabeth Jane KENTWELL
26 December 1825 (Age 41)
Birth of a daughter
#11
Jane JAMES
20 May 1826 (Age 42)
Citation details: V18267513 1C/1826 JAMES JANE SAMUEL ANN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: There is also this different entry:
Baptism of a daughterJane JAMES
11 June 1826 (Age 42)
Note: St. John's Church of England
Marriage of a childRobert DAVIESAnn JAMESView this family
27 March 1827 (Age 43)
Citation details: V18278 11/1827 DAVIES ROBERT JAMES ANN CB
Text:

and also this reference:

V18274022 3B/1827 DAVIES ROBERT JAMES ANN CB

Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Ann KENTWELL
10 December 1827 (Age 43)
Marriage of a childWilliam JAMESMary LEWISView this family
17 December 1827 (Age 43)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Citation details: V18274196 3B/1827 JAMES WILLIAM LEWIS MARY CB
Death of a motherElizabeth CLAYTON
1828 (Age 43)
Burial of a motherElizabeth CLAYTON
7 September 1828 (Age 44)
Census 1828 (Age 43)
Note: The entry shows -
Death of a fatherSamuel JAMES
7 January 1829 (Age 44)
Note: A note in the margin of the parish burial register says "this body was disinterred, but the shroud was not taken."
Birth of a daughter
#12
Mary JAMES
3 September 1829 (Age 45)
Citation details: V18293431 1A/1829 JAMES MARY SAMUEL ANN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: There is also these additional entries:
Baptism of a daughterMary JAMES
4 October 1829 (Age 45)
Note: St. John's Church of England
Marriage of a childSimon DAVISRosetta JAMESView this family
Type: Religious marriage
25 January 1830 (Age 45)
Address: St. John's
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: V18304 14/1830 MOULD SIMON JAMES ROSETTA CB
Note: Married by Rev. Samuel Marsden.
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Ann JAMES
10 August 1830 (Age 46)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Ann MOULDS
11 September 1831 (Age 47)
Birth of a grandson
#5
William Henry KENTWELL
8 December 1831 (Age 47)
Birth of a grandson
#6
William JAMES
12 June 1832 (Age 48)
Text:

There is also a report of 12 June 1831 birth date and a 19 July 1833 birth date.

Marriage of a childWilliam JAMESEsther BECKETView this family
Type: Religious marriage
24 July 1832 (Age 48)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: V1832896 16/1832 JAMES WILLIAM HINDLE ESTHER CB
Note: Both William and Esther signed the register with their marks, so apparently they could not write. The witnesses were Thomas and Ester Best of Castle Hill.
Baptism of a grandsonWilliam JAMES
1 September 1833 (Age 49)
Note: St. John's Church of England
Birth of a daughter
#13
Esther JAMES
6 September 1833 (Age 49)
Citation details: V1833121 17/1833 JAMES ESTHER SAMUEL ANNE
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Rosetta MOULDS
27 September 1833 (Age 49)
Citation details: V1833128 17/1833 MOLES ROSETTA SIMON ROSETTA --
Baptism of a daughterEsther JAMES
27 October 1833 (Age 49)
Note: St. John's Church of England
Birth of a grandson
#8
Thomas Edward JAMES
20 February 1836 (Age 51)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Elizabeth MOULDS
15 November 1836 (Age 52)
Birth of a grandson
#10
John JAMES
3 March 1837 (Age 53)
Citation details: V1837566 21/1837 JAMES JOHN JOHN ELIZABETH --
Death of a granddaughterElizabeth MOULDS
18 March 1837 (Age 53)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: V18372434 21/1837 MOULDS ELIZABETH INFANT -- --
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Mary MOULDS
24 November 1837 (Age 53)
Citation details: V1837678 21/1837 MOULDS MARY SIMON ROSETTA --
Marriage of a childJohn Robert JAMESElizabeth Florella BRIENView this family
Type: Religious marriage
4 April 1838 (Age 54)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: Page 44
Citation details: V1838167 20/1838 JAMES JOHN BRIEN ELIZABETH CB
Note: The Brien Family of Seven Hills book has the year of their marriage as 1836.
Birth of a grandson
#12
John Henry JAMES
14 June 1838 (Age 54)
Citation details: V1838649 22/1838 JAMES JOHN H WILLIAM ESTHUR --
Birth of a grandson
#13
Arthur Robert JAMES
9 July 1838 (Age 54)
Citation details: V1838656 22/1838 JAMES ARTHUR R JOHN ELIZABETH --
Baptism of a grandsonArthur Robert JAMES
5 August 1838 (Age 54)
Death of a sonSamuel JAMES
7 March 1839 (Age 55)
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: V1839735 23A/1839 JAMES SAMUEL AGE 20 -- --
Birth of a grandson
#14
Joseph MOULDS
23 October 1839 (Age 55)
Citation details: V1839738 23A/1839 MOULDS JOSEPH SIMON ROSETTA --
Birth of a granddaughter
#15
Martha Jane JAMES
about 1840 (Age 55)
Birth of a grandson
#16
Samuel JAMES
about 1840 (Age 55)
Citation details: V1840706 24A/1840 JAMES SAMUEL JOHN ELIZABETH --
Marriage of a childJeremiah CROSSLEYSarah JAMESView this family
Type: Religious marriage
25 May 1840 (Age 56)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Citation details: V1840319 24B/1840 CROSBY JEREMIAH JAMES SARAH CB
Marriage of a childJohn Patient SMITHJane JAMESView this family
Type: Religious marriage
25 May 1840 (Age 56)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Citation details: V1840318 24B/1840 SMITH JOHN P JAMES JANE CB
Citation details: Miani Family Tree
Marriage of a childJoseph HINDLELucy Jane JAMESView this family
19 October 1840 (Age 56)
Address: St. John's Church of England Parramatta NSW
Citation details: V1840345 24B/1840 HINDLE JOSEPH JAMES LUCY J CB
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Death of a grandsonJoseph MOULDS
24 October 1840 (Age 56)
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam Humphrey TUCKWELLElizabeth Jane KENTWELLView this family
22 June 1841 (Age 57)
Citation details: V1841342 25C/1841 TUCKWELL WILLIAM H KENTWELL ELIZABETH NI
Marriage of a childJames JAMESAmelia Ann FISHBURNView this family
Type: Religious marriage
26 July 1841 (Age 57)
Address: St. Simons Church
Citation details: V1841343 25C/1841 JAMES JAMES FISHBURN AMELIA A
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Note: The index states that James came from the Clarence River and Amelia came from Castle Hill/Dural.
Death of a daughterMary JAMES
17 August 1841 (Age 57)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: V1841881 25B/1841 JAMES MARY AGE 11 -- --
Birth of a grandson
#17
Simon MOULDS
14 October 1841 (Age 57)
Citation details: V18411068 25A/1841 MOULDS SIMON SIMON ROSETTA --
Birth of a granddaughter
#18
Elizabeth Ann JAMES
21 May 1842 (Age 58)
Citation details: V1842925 26A/1842 JAMES ELIZABETH A JAMES AMELIA A
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#19
Ann Cordelia JAMES
14 August 1842 (Age 58)
Birth of a granddaughter
#20
Martha CROSSLEY
15 October 1842 (Age 58)

Marriage of a childWilliam JAMESMary O'HARAView this family
about 1842 (Age 57)
Address: St. James' Church of England
Text:

No documentation has been found for the marriage but some of the children are mentioned in William's Will.

Citation details: V1842977 26C/1842 JAMES WILLIAM ROBERTS MARY ME
Marriage of a grandchildJohn DAVISAnn KENTWELLView this family
6 June 1843 (Age 59)
Birth of a granddaughter
#21
Mary Ann JAMES
20 September 1843 (Age 59)
Address: Windsor Road
Death of a granddaughterMary Ann JAMES
17 March 1844 (Age 60)
Birth of a granddaughter
#22
Jane MOULDS
2 May 1844 (Age 60)
Citation details: V18441277 28/1844 MOULDS JANE SIMON ROSETTA --
Birth of a granddaughter
#23
Emily Catherine JAMES
29 May 1844 (Age 60)
Citation details: V18441285 28/1844 JAMES EMILY C JAMES AMELIA A
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Wyborn Family
Birth of a grandson
#24
Henry George JAMES
17 September 1844 (Age 60)
Citation details: V18441266 28/1844 JAMES HENRY G JOHN ELIZABETH
Birth of a grandson
#25
Unnamed SMITH
between 1841 and 1844 (Age 56)
Death of a grandsonUnnamed SMITH
between 1841 and 1844 (Age 56)
Birth of a grandson
#26
Samuel JAMES
17 May 1845 (Age 61)
Citation details: V184526 55/1845 JAMES SAMUEL WILLIAM MARY A
Birth of a granddaughter
#27
Mary Jane SMITH
9 July 1845 (Age 61)
Citation details: V18451095 30A/1845 SMITH MARY J JOHN P JANE
Death of a granddaughterMary Jane SMITH
after 9 July 1845 (Age 61)
Note: Mary died in infancy.
Birth of a granddaughter
#28
Susannah MOULDS
9 April 1846 (Age 62)
Citation details: V18461261 31/1846 MOULDS SUSANNAH SIMON ROSETTA --
Birth of a grandson
#29
Samuel Henry JAMES
10 December 1846 (Age 62)
Citation details: V18463862 32A/1846 JAMES SAMUEL H JAMES AMELIA A
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages in the State of New South Wales, Reg. No. 1884/001823
Citation details: Birth Certificate of daughter Ella May Reg. No. 1884/001823
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a grandson
#30
George JAMES
15 February 1847 (Age 62)
Citation details: V18473011 32A/1847 JAMES GEORGE WILLIAM MARY A --
Birth of a grandson
#31
Eli Elijah SMITH
30 July 1847 (Age 63)
Publication: Internet search site.
Citation details: 1854/BBP218 Smith Eli Elijah John Patient Jane -
Baptism of a grandsonEli Elijah SMITH
5 September 1847 (Age 63)
Note: St. John's Cathedral
Birth of a grandson
#32
Daniel Earle JAMES
24 November 1847 (Age 63)
Citation details: V1847961 32A/1847 JAMES DANIEL JOHN ELIZABETH
Birth of a grandson
#33
George Henry MOULDS
24 August 1848 (Age 64)
Birth of a granddaughter
#34
Jemima JAMES
4 October 1848 (Age 64)
Citation details: V1848996 33A/1848 JAMES JEMIMA JOHN ELIZABETH
Birth of a grandson
#35
William JAMES
17 November 1848 (Age 64)
Citation details: V18482301 33A/1848 JAMES WILLIAM JAMES AMELIA A
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#36
Elizabeth Ann JAMES
20 January 1849 (Age 64)

Citation details: V18492058 34A/1849 JAMES ELIZABETH A WILLIAM MARY A --
Death of a daughterAnn JAMES
11 May 1850 (Age 66)
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_8
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: V1850365 36A/1850 DAVIS ANN AGE 38
Birth of a granddaughter
#37
Esther Adeliza JAMES
18 August 1850 (Age 66)
Address: Tangmangaroo
Citation details: V18502164 37A/1850 JAMES ESTHER A WILLIAM MARY A --
Birth of a grandson
#38
Reuben JAMES
29 August 1850 (Age 66)
Birth of a granddaughter
#39
Amelia MOULDS
11 September 1850 (Age 66)
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_4
Citation details: V1850291 35/1850 MOULDS AMELIA SIMON ROSETTA --
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam Henry KENTWELLMary Ann PURSERView this family
12 February 1851 (Age 66)
Citation details: V185124 85/1851 KENTWELL WILLIAM PURSER MARY A IB
Birth of a grandson
#40
George Christopher JAMES
19 February 1851 (Age 66)
Citation details: V18511309 37A/1851 JAMES GEORGE C JAMES AMELIA A
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a grandson
#41
Albert Jonas SMITH
about 1852 (Age 67)
Publication: Internet search site.
Citation details: 1854/BBP2750 Smith Albert Jonas John Patient Jane -
Deed of Gift
Deed of Gift
16 July 1852 (Age 68)
Note: He and Ann Bean signed a deed of gift as follows:
Birth of a granddaughter
#42
Charlotte MOULDS
17 July 1852 (Age 68)
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_4
Birth of a grandson
#43
Henry Augustas JAMES
24 August 1852 (Age 68)
Citation details: V18523764 39A/1852 JAMES HENRY A WILLIAM MARY A
Birth of a grandson
#44
Albert William JAMES
10 October 1852 (Age 68)
Citation details: V18521309 38A/1852 JAMES ALBERT W JOHN ELIZABETH --
Birth of a grandson
#45
Albert James JAMES
27 January 1853 (Age 68)
Citation details: V18532793 39A/1853 JAMES ALBERT J JAMES AMELIA A
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a grandchildGeorge SKINNERAnn MOULDSView this family
15 March 1853 (Age 69)
Citation details: V1853133 149/1853 SKINNER GEORGE MOULD ANN CX
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam JAMESMary DODView this family
4 January 1854 (Age 69)

Citation details: V1854420 81/1854 JAMES WILLIAM DOD MARY JX
Baptism of a grandsonHenry Augustas JAMES
21 January 1854 (Age 69)
Note: Roman Catholic
Marriage of a grandchildStephen PURNELLRosetta MOULDSView this family
14 February 1854 (Age 69)
Citation details: V185458/41/1854 PURNELL STEPHEN MOULD ROSETTA --
Death of a wifeAnn BEAN
11 March 1854 (Age 70)
Citation details: V18541744 41A/1854 JAMES ANN AGE 64
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Burial of a wifeAnn BEAN
12 March 1854 (Age 70)
Cemetery: St. John's Church of England
Birth of a grandson
#46
Marshall Moore SMITH
17 April 1854 (Age 70)
Address: Queen Street
Text:

This source has his date of birth as 1855.

Publication: Internet search site.
Citation details: 1854/BBP2822 Smith Marshall Moore John Patient Jane -
Citation details: Miani Family Tree
Birth of a grandson
#47
Edwin JAMES
21 August 1854 (Age 70)
Citation details: V18546087 121C/1854 JAMES EDWIN JOHN ELIZABETH --
Birth of a granddaughter
#48
Rosanna JAMES
21 August 1854 (Age 70)
Citation details: V18546088 121C/1854 JAMES ROSANNA JOHN ELIZABETH
Birth of a grandson
#49
Edwin JAMES
about 1854 (Age 69)
Citation details: V18546087 121C/1854 JAMES EDWIN JOHN ELIZABETH
Birth of a granddaughter
#50
Phoebe Ann SMITH
about 1854 (Age 69)
Address: Queen Street
Text:

This source has her year of birth as 1850.

Publication: Internet search site.
Citation details: 1854/BBP2690 Smith Phoebe Ann John Patience Jane -
Marriage of a childRichard Baker GILBERTEsther JAMESView this family
30 October 1854 (Age 70)
Address: St. Mathew's Church
Citation details: V1854365 41B/1854 GILBERT RICHARD JAMES ESTHER CC
Birth of a grandson
#51
William MOULDS
17 February 1855 (Age 70)
Citation details: V1855885 42A/1855 MOULDS WILLIAM SIMON ROSETTA
Publication: Various Word documents sent by Paul Scott to Stuart via email on 10 January 2009..
Citation details: Scott3_4
Death 6 March 1855 (Age 71)
Citation details: V18551853 43A/1855 JAMES SAMUEL AGE 71
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Burial 8 March 1855 (2 days after death)
Cemetery: St. John's Church of England
Last change 10 December 201621:08:58

by: Stuart Gregory
Family with parents - View this family
father
Samuel JAMES
Birth: before 18 September 1748Theydon Garnon, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Death: 7 January 1829Theydon Garnon, Essex, England, United Kingdom
mother
Marriage: 10 October 1777Theydon Garnon, Essex, England, United Kingdom
6 months
elder brother
6 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Family with Ann BEAN - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 28 November 1808Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
-1 month
son
22 months
daughter
16 months
daughter
17 months
daughter
Ann JAMES
Birth: 25 May 1812 28 22Baulkham Hills, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 11 May 1850Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
23 months
son
Samuel JAMES
Birth: 2 September 1818 34 28Baulkham Hills, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 7 March 1839Castle Hill, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
22 months
daughter
Lucy Jane JAMES
Birth: 2 October 1822 38 32Castle Hill, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1901Granville, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
daughter
Sarah JAMES
Birth: 11 August 1824 40 34New South Wales, Australia
Death: 18 February 1909Yass, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
Mary JAMES
Birth: 3 September 1829 45 39New South Wales, Australia
Death: 17 August 1841Castle Hill, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter

BirthWeb Site - Robert Mote - OziGen
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It should be noted that based on his age of 18 when he was convicted, his year of birth should be circa 1780.

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Following his arrest he was confined on Prison Hulk "Stanislaus", England, between 12 October 1797 and 31 December 1797.

He appeared on Wednesday, 29 November 1797 at Lent Assizes, Essex, England, where Samuel James the Younger - Committed Nov. 29th 1797 by T Abdy Abdy (sic) Clerk charged on the Oath of Samuel Miller with having broken his Bereau (sic) and stolen thereout Six Shillings his property and a Note of the Bank of England of the Value of Ten Pounds.

The Indictment read as follows: "the Jurors for our Lord the King upon their Oath present that Samuel James the Younger late of the Parish of Theydon Garnon in the County of Essex Labourer on the twenty sixth day of November in the thirty eighth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third King of Great Britain with force and arms at the parish aforesaid in the County aforesaid in the dwelling house of Samuel Miller feloniously did steal, take and carry away one piece of Silver Coin of this realm called an half Crown of the value of Two Shillings and sixpence three pieces of Silver Coin of this realm called Shillings of the value of three shillings and one piece of Silver Coin of this realm called a sixpence of the value of sixpence of the Monies of Samuel Miller and one Bank Note for the payment of Ten Pounds and of the value of Ten Pounds the said note at the time of committing the felony aforesaid being the property of the said Samuel Miller and the sum of Ten Pounds payable and secured thereby being then due and unsatisfied against the form of Statute in such Case made and provided and against the peace of our said Lord the King his Crown and dignity."

He was tried at Lent Assizes, Chelmsford, Essex, England, Monday, 5 March 1798 at the age of 18. He pleaded guilty to the charge and had no goods to return. He was originally sentenced "to be hanged by the neck until he be dead" but this was later commuted to transportation for seven years

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The Master was John Davidson.

MarriageJ - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V1808422 147A/1808 JAMES SAMUEL BEAN ANN
Quality of data: primary evidence
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Ticket of LeaveWeb Site - Robert Mote - OziGen
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Samuel James received his Ticket of Leave No. 41/215 on Saturday, 9 June 1810 at Sydney.

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PropertyWeb Site - Robert Mote - OziGen
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Samuel received a grant of land as follows:

"Unto Samuel James His Heirs and Assigns to Have and to Hold For Ever Eighty acres of land - lying and situate in the District of Castle Hill - Bounded on the East by Williams, Fishburn and Tiernan farms bearing North twenty five degrees East thirty seven Chains - on the North by a line West twenty five degrees North twenty four chains - on the West by a line South twenty five degrees West to James farm - and on the South by that and Bradley's farms to Bean's North Corner - Conditioned not to sell or alienate the same for the space of Five years from the Date hereof and to Cultivate Eighteen Acres within the said period - and reserving to Government the Right of Making a Public Road through the same - and also reserving for the use of the Crown such Timber as may be deemed fit for Naval purposes - Quit Rent One Shilling.

In Testimony this 13th day of January 1818 signed L. Macquarie

Witnessed by John Watts H. Macquarie.

PropertyWeb Site - Robert Mote - OziGen
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Samuel James was employed as a Police Constable (Aust. Index Vol. 11, p. 3106) in The Hills District, NSW, Australia, Thursday, 18 August 1825.

CensusWeb Site - Robert Mote - OziGen
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DeathJ - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V18551853 43A/1855 JAMES SAMUEL AGE 71
Quality of data: questionable evidence
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