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Evans, James (1776–1832)

James Evans was sentenced to seven years transportation for feloniously stealing one hundred and fifty pounds weight of lead, value 20 shillings, the property of John Brown, and fixed to a building of his. He arrived in Sydney in 1792 aboard the Pitt. His occupation in various Musters was given as carpenter.

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'Evans, James (1776–1832)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/evans-james-28496/text36084, accessed 1 March 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1776
London, Middlesex, England

Death

17 February 1832
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years