Name James HUNTER
Country Of Origin Scotland
Born 1813
Died 1869
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1813, Edinburgh, Scotland
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watch Case Maker, Watchmaker
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Marriage/Spouse Wife Ellen and one child, Greenside Place, Edinburgh, Scotland.
11 September 1851, St George’s Church, Hobart, to Mary Ann Phillips.
Trial 23 July 1841, Edinburgh Court of Justiciary, Scotland
Sentence Ten years for stealing a pocket comb from a man
Arrival 24 November 1842 on the convict ship, Emily (1)
Police Number 7387
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave 29 February 1848
Conditional Pardon 27 November 1849
Other 2 August 1851: Free Certificate

Moved to Victoria

Death 13 September 1869, Ballarat, Victoria
TAHO: CON33/1/31, CON14/1/17, CON28/1/1, RGD37/1/10 no294 Marriage 1851.
Web: Founders & Survivors convict database; Ancestry: Australia Death Index 1869; Findmypast: Australian Billion Graves Cemetery Index.
Cornwall Chronicle 4 March 1848; Irish Exile & Freedom’s Advocate 12 October 1850; The Examiner (Launceston) 9 August 1851.