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Details for the convict James McKenzie (1830)

Convict Name:James McKenzie
Trial Place:Lancaster (Liverpool Borough) Quarter Session
Trial Date:26 April 1830
Sentence:7 years
Arrival Details
Ship:Persian (2)
Arrival Year:1830
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James McKenzie was born in Dumfries Scotland 1804 and worked as a shipwright. James was arrested and stood trial 26th April 1830 for the theft of teaspoons and was sentenced to 7 years transportation to Van Diemens Land arriving there 7th November 1830 on the "Persian". He was appropriated to "Marine" possibly at Hobart Town, where they could use his ship building skills.
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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/7, p.415

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