Name James MILLS
Country Of Origin England
Born 1806
Died 1868
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1806, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker
Work Locations Hobart, Westbury
Street Address
Marriage/Spouse Wife Mary Ann and one child at Ashton-under-Lyne
Trial 10 January 1831, Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence Fourteen years transportation for stealing a watch and pair of bellows.
Arrival 19 October 1831 on the convict ship, Larkins
Police Number 893
Convict Assignment David Barclay, clock and watchmaker, Hobart
Ticket of Leave October 1839
Conditional Pardon
Other Approx. 1832: Assigned to David Barclay, watchmaker, Hobart.

His conduct record portrays several offences, resulting in being sent to the other side of the island. James served some of his sentence at Oatlands, Perth, Campbell Town, and Launceston.

1845: Certificate of Freedom.

Death 5 March 1868, Westbury, recorded as a clockmaker
Cause of death: Natural decay
TAHO: CON31/1/30, CON23/1/2, CON14/1/3, RGD35/1/37 no558 Death 1868.
Web: Founders & Survivors convict database.
The Hobart Town Courier & Van Diemen’s Land Gazette 25 October 1839, The Tasmanian 28 June 1833, Colonial Times 4 November 1834.