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Evan Davies (c. 1764–?)

Evan Davies (c.1764- ), his sister, Elizabeth Davies, and their mother Gwenllyan Owen (who was said to be over 80 years old) were found guilty of burglary and grand larceny on 20 August 1791, at Carmarthen, Wales. Elizabeth and Evan's death sentences were commuted to life transportation (their mother was sentenced to 7 years solitary confinement). Evan arrived at Sydney on 7 October 1792 aboard the Royal Admiral.

It is not known what became of him.

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c. 1764

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Crime: theft
Sentence: life