Place of migration
Migrated to/Born in Australia

Transported to New South Wales 1823 on ship Earl St. Vincent
Married Catherine Howe 13 Sep 1829 Sackville Reach, Upper Hawkesbury, NSW

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Jan 1780 (circa)
Date of Death 1st Jan 1829
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Catherine Howe
Place & Date of Marriage 13 Sep 1829 Sackville Reach, Upper Hawkesbury, NSW


  • My 2nd Great Grandfather James Harrison was born in 1780 in Monasterevin. Tried and convicted 1821 at Athy for stealing copper. Sentence 7 years transportation to NSW. He arrived at Kilmainham Prison 8 July 1822. Left Dublin and travelled to Cork and boarded the transporter ‘Earl St Vincent’, 5 March 1823. ‘Earl St Vincent’ departed Cove of Cork May 1823 and arrived NSW, 9 September 1823. He married Catherine Hawe/Howe (1802-1862) who was transported for 7 years on the ‘City of Edinburgh’ in 1828 for stealing clothes, at Sackville Reach NSW on 13 September 1829. James died 1840 at Upper Colo NSW


    Sunday 18th December 2022 02:50AM
  • Thank you for adding your comments. James Harrison & Catherine Hawe/Howe were my 3 x great grandparents. Unfortunately I can't find anything about them prior to their run ins with the law and the information provided on paperwork once they arrived in Australia. Kind regards, Susan Hort

    Susan Hort

    Monday 19th December 2022 02:50PM

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