James MACKEY

Family name(s) MACKEY, MACKIE, MACKRIE
Given name(s) James
Alternate name(s) Mackrie
Sex Male
Occupation Weaver
Age when departed England 25
Trial date 10 September 1783
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing clothing
Value of crimes 5 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony 1810
Date of Death

Notes

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.