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Bradley, James Edward (1765–1838)

James Edward Bradley was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a white linen handkerchief worth two shillings. He arrived in Sydney in January 1788 aboard the Scarborough as part of the First Fleet. On 23 February 1789 he received 25 lashes for insolence to a sentinel. He married fellow convict Sarah Barnes on 12 August 1792. In early 1794 he was granted 30 acres of land at the Eastern Farms. By 1802 the family was able to live 'off stores'. He was buried on 16 February 1838.

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'Bradley, James Edward (1765–1838)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/bradley-james-edward-26389/text34231, accessed 20 February 2020.

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