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Details for the convict Archibald Taylor (1835)

Convict Name:Archibald Taylor
Trial Place:Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Trial Date:3 May 1834
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Lady Nugent (1)
Arrival Year:1835
 
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Archibald Taylor (Lady Nugent 1835), Alexander Telford (Warrior 1831) and James Davis (Waterloo 1838) were bushrangers and terrorising people in the Maitland area till their activies reached a point when Davis shot and murdered John Maher, a dray driver on 19 July 1839.
All three faced trial on 7 November 1839 at Supreme Court charged with bush ranging also Davis with murder and Telford, Taylor with being accessories to murder.
All three were convicted sentenced to death and hanged on 29 November 1839 in Sydney NSW.
Source; Sydney Moniter & Commercial Advertiser 11 Nov 1839 p2 and Australian Chronicle 12 Nov 1839 p 4 and The Colonist Sydney 30 Nov 1839 p2 and The Australian 30 Nov 1839 p2 and The Australian 9 Nov 1839 p2.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 11 June 2014

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Research notes

Archibald was born about 1817 Inverness Scotland
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 11 June 2014
Archibald was tried and convicted at Glasgow Court of Justiciary on 3 May 1834 and sentenced to 7 years transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 11 June 2014
Archibald arrived Sydney aged about 18 aboard Lady Nugent on 9 April 1835
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 11 June 2014
Archibald was convicted of bush ranging and accessory to murder and hanged on 29 November 1839 in Sydney NSW. Source; Australian Chronicle 3 December 1839 page 4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 11 June 2014

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/9, p.485

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