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Item:6019
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:-
Date:1826 14 July
Place:Newcastle
Source:R v Pritchard, Cooper, Rawson, Hunt & Brooks. SC
Details:Indicted for pirating the brig 'Garnet'. The brig was cut from moorings and then abandoned 1/2 mile from Newcastle after men were unable to manage her. Acquitted
Item:43774
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:-
Date:1835 24 November
Place:Newcastle
Source:BB
Details:Overseer at Australian Agricultural company pit. Witness in Court case of Simon Simcox
Item:180504
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:-
Date:1 September 1835
Place:Newcastle
Source:Newcastle Court of Petty Sessions, Bench Books, 1833-1836 (Ancestry)
Details:William Lear assigned to the A.A. Copany. Charged with absconding. James Rawson, overseer testified...On Sunday week in the evening the prisoner absconded from his hut and I have not seen him since until now. Taken at Maitland the warrant in the custody of the gaoler. Guilty. Sentenced to 50 lashes
Item:180652
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:-
Date:2 November 1835
Place:Newcastle
Source:Newcastle Court of Petty Sessions, Bench Books, 1833-1836 (Ancestry)
Details:James Kendall per Parmelia, assigned to A.W. Scott. William Lear per Mellish, Thomas Bagley per Nithsdale assigned to the A.A. Company, all charged with disorderly conduct and being out of barracks after hours. Thomas Armstrong per Isabella, James Armitage per Exmouth, Robert Ridley per Isabella and John Clish per Bengal Merchant, assigned to the Company, charged with disorderly conduct......Constable Anthony testified....On Saturday night about twelve oclock, we heard a noise as we were passing Mr. Scotts cottage. We looked at the door to see who it was. Mr. Scotts man was playing the fiddle and Bagley and Lear were inside before the fire there was a bottle and some rum in it the bottle produced we took Bagley and Lear on going to the watch house we met the other four prisoners on the flat going towards the cottage. We brought them all to the watch house. Hannell was with me at the time....Constable Hannell testified.....On Saturday night last between twelve and one oclock I heard some singing and noise in Mr. Scotts Cottage. We knocked at the door. They admitted us. There was a bottle before Kendall on the floor. We took the two Company men in charge. In going towards the town we met the other four prisoners, none of them was disorderly. They were making no noise. James Rawson testified....I was at the mens barracks about half past eight on Saturday night when William Latham mustered the men. They were all present. I have not seen any of the prisoners from that time till now. There was a fight amongst the men late on that night inside on the Flats. I know no reason why the prisoners should not have gone to their beds that night....Mr. James Steele, Engineer, testified....At the hour of eleven I desired all the men to go to their beds including the prisoners. I cannot say that any of the men was drunk. I believe Bagley had been drinking. Clish has been with the Company nearly twelve months and I have had no trouble with him. All the prisoners are generally well behaved.....A.W. Scott testified....I do not remember ever giving the prisoner Kendall any positive orders that he should not admit any person into the cottage, but it is my impression that the prisoner must have known that it is against my orders and that he knows that some of my men have been punished for the same offence.....Sentence...Bagnal, Ridley, Armstrong 25 lashes each. Kendall 75 lashes
Item:180655
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:-
Date:2 November 1835
Place:Newcastle
Source:Newcastle Court of Petty Sessions, Bench Books, 1833-1836 (Ancestry)
Details:Zachariah Meredith per Camden, assigned to the A.A. company, charged with disorderly conduct......James Rawson, Overseer to the A.A. Company testified...The prisoner about eight oclock on Saturday night last came to my hut and wanted to come in. When I would not let him in he went to the next hut and made a row. I went to him for the purpose of putting him in his barracks when he struck me several times. I went to report it to Mr. Steele, when he followed me along the road and struck me again..Guilty of assaulting his overseer. Sentenced to 50 lashes
Item:40369
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:Asia 1825 (111)
Date:1836 27 August
Place:Newcastle
Source:SG
Details:Obtained ticket of leave
Item:68266
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:Asia 1825 (111)
Date:1828
Place:Newcastle
Source:1828 Census
Details:Barracks
Item:114859
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:Asia 1825 (111)
Date:1831 13 October
Place:Newcastle
Source:In the Service of the Company: letters of Sir Edward Parry, Commissioner to the Australian Agricultural company: volume 1, December 1829 - June 1832 Letter 501
Details:Employed in Govt works at Newcastle and no longer needed. Sir Edward Parry requesting that Rawson be re-assigned to the A.A. Company to work in the Company mines at Newcastle
Item:129573
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:Asia 1825 (111)
Date:1836 - 37
Place:Newcastle
Source:GRC
Details:Age 46. Assigned to the ironed gang at Newcastle
Item:129574
Surname:Rawson
First Name:James
Ship:Asia 1825 (111)
Date:1828 19 March
Place:?
Source:SG
Details:Coal miner age 29 from Manchester. 5ft 2in. Light hazel eyes, light brown hair, fresh complexion. Absconded from No. 8 Iron Gang

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