NameSamuel James213,1147,1147, GGGG Grandfather, M
Birthabt Mar 1784, Theydon Garnon, Essex, England1148,1149,216
Birth MemoAlso Chelmsford, Essex, England is mentioned as birth place by Irene Ferguson
Christen27 Jun 1784, All Saints Church, Theydon Garnon, Essex, England216,227 Age: <1
Conviction5 Mar 1798, Lent Assizes, Chelmsford, Essex, England1150 Age: 14
Conviction Memostealing a ten pound note, half a crown, three separate shillings and a sixpence from Samuel Miller on 26 Nov 'with force and arms. Seven Years
Internment10 Nov 1801, Prison Hulk, Portsmouth, England1151 Age: 17
Immigration4 Aug 1802, 'Perseus' Out of Spit Head in England on 12 Feb 18021150,1149 Age: 18
Immi MemoThe Master was John Davidson.
Cert of Freedom9 Jun 1810, C of F No. 41/215, Sydney, NSW, Australia Age: 26
Cert Free MemoReceived a grant of 80 acres at Castle Hill
Census1828, Baulkham Hills, NSW, Australia1150,1149 Age: 43
Census28 Nov 1828, Baulkham Hills, NSW, Australia217 Age: 44
Census MemoConstable
Death6 Mar 1855, Castle Hill, NSW, Australia1148,1152,1149 Age: 71
Burial8 Mar 1855, St Johns C of E, Parramatta, NSW, Australia1152,228
Burial MemoSection 2, Row 1, No 9
OccupationConstable1149
ReligionC of E1150,217
FatherSamuel James , M (<1748-)
MotherElizabeth Clayton , F (1742-)
Misc. Notes
Samuel pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing goods and was originally sentenced to death but this was later commuted to transportation for seven years.

The convict ship "Perseus" left Spithead on 12th February 1802, it took 173 days to arrive and went via Rio and the Cape. The vessel was 362 tons. The Master was John Davison, and the Surgeon was W S Fielding. The ship landed 112 convicts at Sydney Cove on 4th August 1802. The vessel was owned by Reeve & Green, and the contractors provided a guard of 16 men, these guards were paid 75 English Pounds each for the journey, and were considered part of the crew, so were commanded by the Captain and not under a Military Officer. Ten Pounds was paid for each convict that embarked and five pounds for each convict landed .

Birth abt 1787 according to UK, Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849
Spouses
1Ann Bean213,1147,216, GGGG Grandmother, F
Birth12 Nov 1789, London, England216
Christen12 Nov 1789, St James, Piccadilly (Westminster), London, England1153 Age: <1
Census28 Nov 1828, Baulkham Hills, NSW, Australia Age: 39
Death11 Mar 1854, Parramatta, NSW, Australia216,1154 Age: 64
Burial14 Mar 1854, St Johns C of E, Parramatta, NSW, Australia1152,216,1154
ReligionC of E216
FatherJames Thomas John Bean , M (<1753-1839)
MotherElizabeth (Betty) Taylor , F (~1752-1818)
Marriage28 Nov 1808, St Johns C of E, Parramatta, NSW, Australia1155,1150,216
Marr MemoThe ceremony was performed by James Milcham JP and the witnesses were Benjamin Jacobs and Ann Briant.
ChildrenWilliam , M (1808-1878)
 Elizabeth , F (1810-1885)
 Ann , F (1812-1850)
 Rosetta , F (1814-1889)
 John Robert , M (1816-1897)
 Samuel , M (1818-1839)
 James , M (1820-1905)
 Lucy Jane , F (1822-1901)
 Sarah , F (1824-1909)
 Jane , F (1826-1912)
 Mary Ann (Died as Child), F (1829-1841)
 Esther , F (1833-1923)
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