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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.

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'Freeman, James (1763–1830)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/freeman-james-27957/text35703, accessed 11 December 2019.

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Alternative Names
  • Thurman, James
Birth

1763
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England

Death

27 January 1830
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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