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James Everett

James Everett, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Everett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 16th March, 1841
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 494
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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D Wong on 19th October, 2016 wrote:

Old Bailey:
RICHARD LOVELL, JAMES EVERETT, Theft > animal theft, 5th April 1832.

Offence: Theft > animal theft
Verdict: Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Transportation

RICHARD LOVELL and JAMES EVERETT were indicted for stealing, on the 28th of March , 1 live tame rabbit, price 7s.; 2 live tame fowls, price 5s.; 1 cap, value 6d., and 8 eggs, value 6d. , the property of Thomas Chamberlain .
JOSEPH LEWIS (Policeman K 7.) On the 28th of March, about two o’clock in the morning, I heard a noise at the back of Providence-place, Bethnal-green - I got over a wall at the back of Chamberlain’s house, and found a cap with eight eggs in it - I looked into the privy, and found the two prisoners there with a live tame rabbit and two fowls in a bag; I took them to the station - Chamberlain saw the property next morning, and claimed it.
THOMAS CHAMBERLAIN . I live at No. 8, Providence-place - I know nothing of the prisoners. I lost this property from my premises on the 28th of March, and found them at the station-house, with this rabbit and fowls, which are mine - the cap belongs to the premises; the hen was setting on nine eggs.
Lovell’s Defence. I was at the play, and got over into these premises to sleep - I went into the privy; two men jumped over, we saw the eggs laying down, and put them into the cap.
Transported for Seven Years.
(Richard Lovell arrived per ‘Roslin Castle 1834’).

James Everett became one of the members of the Jewboy Gang, they included : Edward Davis Robert Chitty James Everett John Shea John Marshall and Richard Glanville.

They began their robberies in November 1840 and were said to have roamed in areas including Maitland, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Wollombi, Dungog, Muswellbrook and Scone. They stole horses when they needed them and had several brushes with the law before they were finally captured at Doughboy Hollow by a volunteer party led by Edward Denny Day.
They were hanged on 16 March 1841.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th March, 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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