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Details for the convict James Kavanagh (1832)

Convict Name:James Kavanagh
Trial Place:Queens
Trial Date:Spring 1832
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Dunvegan Castle (2)
Arrival Year:1832
 
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James was born about 1806 Queens County Ireland
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 16 June 2014
James was tried and convicted at Queens County Ireland in 1832 of shooting and sentenced to life transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 16 June 2014
James arrived Sydney age 26 aboard Dunvegan Castle on 16 October 1832 with his Indent showing alias "Cavanagh, Kavenagh" and trade "ploughman".
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 16 June 2014
James partnered Blester Chesterfield (Mary 1833) & Charles Sergeant (not identified) In bushranging that led to murder of John Walters and Robert Stewart.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 16 June 2014
All three were convicted at Supreme Court on 7 Feb 1834 and sentenced to death. Source; Sydney Herald 5 Feb 1833 p2 & 10 Feb 1834 p 2 and Sydney Moniter 7 Feb 1833 P 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 16 June 2014
James was hanged along with Charles and Blester on 10 February 1834 in Sydney . Source; Sydney Moniter 11 February 1834 p2 and The Australian 13 February 1834 p1.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 16 June 2014

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Sources

  • State Records NSW (SRNSW) : NRS 1156, [X31], 1832, Dunvegan Castle, p.4

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