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McCauley, James (?–?)

James McCauley was sentenced, with Richard Ridge, William Lloyd, William Shaw, and Gilbert Baker, to seven years transportation on 9 September 1789 at the Old Bailey, London, for burglariously breaking and entering into a dwelling house and stealing clothing. The men arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Atlantic.

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'McCauley, James (?–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/mccauley-james-29775/text36861, accessed 20 May 2022.

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Alternative Names
  • McCawley, James
  • McAuley, James
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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years
Court: Old Bailey, London
Trial Date: 7 September 1789
(1789)