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James Mackey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Mackey
Aliases: James Mackie, James Mackrie
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1762
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 wrote:

James Mackey was tried at Old Bailey, London on 10 September 1783 for stealing clothing with a value of 4 shillings 10 d.
He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Friendship aged about 25 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as weaver.He left NSW in 1810.
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “in general tolerably well behaved but troublesome at times”. Joined NSW Corps in 1794. Described in September 1808 as aged 46 years one month, with dark complexion, long face, dark brown hair, grey eyes, and 5ft 8ins tall.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, source, alias1, alias2, date of birth 1762, gender, occupation, crime

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