Family name(s) MURPHY
Given name(s) James
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation Shoemaker
Age when departed England 44
Trial date 11 August 1783
Trial place Exeter, Devon
Crimes Assault and highway robbery
Value of crimes 41 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death 20 May 1804


Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “troublesome at times”.