Attention Internet Explorer User

Your web browser has been identified as Internet Explorer .

In the coming months this site is going to be updated to improve security, accessibility and mobile experience. Older versions of Internet Explorer do not provide the functionality required for these changes and as such your browser will no longer be supported as of September 2020. If you require continued access to this site then you will need to install a different browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.

People Australia

  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites

Browse Lists:

Freeman, James (1763–1830)

James Freeman was sentenced to seven years transportation for highway robbery. He arrived in Sydney aboard the Alexander in 1788 as part of the First Fleet. By 1792 he was living with Mary Edwards. His occupation in Musters was given as labourer. In the 1828 Muster he was described as a pauper and was living with Thomas Miles at Richmond. He died at Windsor Hospital and was buried on 28 January 1830.

Citation details

'Freeman, James (1763–1830)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/freeman-james-27957/text35703, accessed 13 August 2020.

© Copyright People Australia, 2012

Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Thurman, James
Birth

1763
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England

Death

27 January 1830
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Occupation
Key Events