James Stevens, 1803

Name
James /Stevens/
Given names
James
Surname
Stevens
Name
James /Stevenson/
Given names
James
Surname
Stevenson
Birth
about 1803
Immigration
Citation details: Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 69 (36)
Text:

James Stevens, one of 152 convicts transported on the ship Hindostan, July 1821.
Sentence details: Convicted at Surrey Assizes for a term of life on 29 March 1821.
Vessel: Hindostan.
Date of Departure: July 1821.
Place of Arrival: New South Wales.

Text:

Arrived in the colony 24 Nov 1821

Citation details: Morning Post Fri 6 Apr 1821 p. 3
Text:

BANK OF ENGLAND PROSECUTIONS.
William Groves was indicted for uttering at Camberwell, on the 1st of January, a forged 1l. Bank of England note, knowing it to be forged, with intent to defraud the Governor and Company of the Bank of England...
James Stevens was indicted for a similar offence, on the 28th of Nov. in the parish of St Mary, Newington. Guilty - death.
The Prosecutor recommended him to mercy, and said, he should not have prosecuted him had he not taken seven forged notes in one day.

Religious marriage
Text:

V18341109 18/1834 STEVENS JAMES COWELL MARTHA CB (St Johns Church of England, Parramatta)

Citation details: Vol 02, Baptisms, 1826-1834; Marriages, 1826-1834; Burials, 1826-1834; p. 118, 1834, no. 470
Text:

James Stevens, Hindostan, aged 31,free, of the parish of Parramatta
and Martha Cowell, free, aged 24 years of the parish of ditto
were married in this church by banns with consent of H.E. the Governor
this 21st day of April in the year 1834
by me Samuel Marsden
James Stevens signed the register
and Martha Cowell made her X mark
in the presence of Joseph Gray who signed the register and Ruth Gray who made her X mark

Death
yes
Family with Martha Capon
himself
1803
Birth: about 1803
Death:
wife
18111891
Birth: about 1811 41 40 Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1891New South Wales, Australia
Religious marriage Religious marriageApril 21, 1834Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
8 years
daughter
18411841
Birth: about 1841 38 30 New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1841Hunters Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
-5 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
18361913
Birth: 1836 33 25 New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1913Waratah, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
18381935
Birth: 1838 35 27 New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 3, 1935West Ryde, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
6 years
son
18431919
Birth: 1843 40 32 Hunters Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1919Ryde, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
William Cowell + Martha Capon
wife’s husband
17921829
Birth: about 1792
Death: 1829New South Wales, Australia
wife
18111891
Birth: about 1811 41 40 Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1891New South Wales, Australia
Religious marriage Religious marriageOctober 29, 1827Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
-19 months
stepson
18261878
Birth: March 3, 1826 34 15 Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1878Ryde, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
stepson
18281882
Birth: May 5, 1828 36 17 New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1882Ryde, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth
Text:

age given as 31 in 1834

Immigration
Citation details: Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 69 (36)
Text:

James Stevens, one of 152 convicts transported on the ship Hindostan, July 1821.
Sentence details: Convicted at Surrey Assizes for a term of life on 29 March 1821.
Vessel: Hindostan.
Date of Departure: July 1821.
Place of Arrival: New South Wales.

Text:

Arrived in the colony 24 Nov 1821

Citation details: Morning Post Fri 6 Apr 1821 p. 3
Text:

BANK OF ENGLAND PROSECUTIONS.
William Groves was indicted for uttering at Camberwell, on the 1st of January, a forged 1l. Bank of England note, knowing it to be forged, with intent to defraud the Governor and Company of the Bank of England...
James Stevens was indicted for a similar offence, on the 28th of Nov. in the parish of St Mary, Newington. Guilty - death.
The Prosecutor recommended him to mercy, and said, he should not have prosecuted him had he not taken seven forged notes in one day.

Religious marriage
Text:

V18341109 18/1834 STEVENS JAMES COWELL MARTHA CB (St Johns Church of England, Parramatta)

Citation details: Vol 02, Baptisms, 1826-1834; Marriages, 1826-1834; Burials, 1826-1834; p. 118, 1834, no. 470
Text:

James Stevens, Hindostan, aged 31,free, of the parish of Parramatta
and Martha Cowell, free, aged 24 years of the parish of ditto
were married in this church by banns with consent of H.E. the Governor
this 21st day of April in the year 1834
by me Samuel Marsden
James Stevens signed the register
and Martha Cowell made her X mark
in the presence of Joseph Gray who signed the register and Ruth Gray who made her X mark