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  • Name James BRADLEY 
    Born Abt 1765 
    Gender Male 
    Criminal 29 Jun 1785  Old Bailey, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James BRADLEY

      He was tried at Old Bailey, London on 29 June 1785 for stealing a handkerchief with a value of 2 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Scarborough aged about 23 at that time (May 1787). He had no occupation recorded. He died in 1838.

      Notes: Confused with the other James Bradley (Alexander), at the time the original lists were being prepared.On 23 February 1789 received 25 lashes for insolence.

      Old Bailey transcript
      592.    JAMES BRADLEY was indicted for stealing, on the 11th of May , one linen handkerchief, value 1 s. the property of   John Hughes .
        JOHN HUGHES sworn.
      I lost my handkerchief on the 11th of May, the next witness saw it taken, I did not perceive any body take it; I followed the prisoner, and saw him drop my handkerchief; he was taken directly.
        JOHN SUTTON sworn.
      I saw the prisoner pick the prosecutor's pocket, and I told him of it.
      Prisoner. I have nothing to say.
      The prisoner called two witnesses to his character.
      GUILTY .
      Transported for seven years .
      Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.
    James Bradley
    James Bradley
    JAMES BRADLEY, Theft > grand larceny, 26th May 1784.
    Emigration 26 Jan 1788  Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    On board Scarborough 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    • James Bradley bornc.1865,  arrived a convict 26 Jan 1788aboard Scarborough (“First Fleeter”), married 12 Aug 1792 Sarah Barnes StJohn’s Parramatta (V1792215 3A), died 16 Feb 1838 Kissing Point, Ryde (V18382877 22) aged 73,  parents Unknown,  buried StAnne’s C of E Ryde
    Person ID I22764  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2011 

    Family (spouse) Sarah BARNES,   Born:  Abt 1775,   Died:  Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Aug 1792  Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Rachel Rebecca BRADLEY,   Born:  1811,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F7128  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsCriminal - 29 Jun 1785 - Old Bailey, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - On board Scarborough - 26 Jan 1788 - Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Aug 1792 - Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Australia's 'First Fleeters'
    Australia's 'First Fleeters'
    Between 1787 and 1850 the English sent more than 160,000 convicts to Australia. The first eleven of the transport ships are known today as the 'First Fleet' and contained the convicts and marines who are now acknowledged as the founders of Australia.

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