James ROWLES b. ~1787 Berkshire, England
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One of my ancestors was James ROWLES, who was born in about 1787 in Witney, Berkshire, England to Francis & Ann ROWLES.They also had John, William, and Francis Richard.
James came out to Australia in 1818 with brothers, John and William.Each had been sentenced to Life transportation to the colony of Australia for a crime(s) I have yet to uncover.
James tried unsuccessfuly to have his wife and children sent over to be with him, beofre finally marrying Sophia DUNCOMBE in 1829 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.They had nine children together.
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