James Lander

Life archive ID obpt18100221-37-defend378
Born 1787. Gender male. First recorded 1810.
21st February 1810
Age 23.
Tried at Old Bailey, London. Accused of burglary (burglariously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of edmund sinclair , about the hour of three on the night of the 13th of january, with intent to steal, and burglariously stealing therein, twenty-seven boots, value 10 l. twenty-eight shoes, value 8 l. fourteen gowns, value 3 l. 17 s. 6 d. thirty-three petticoats, value 4 l. 15 s. twenty-one shirts, value 5 l. 3 s. 6 d. twelve shirts, value 1 l. 16 s. ten frocks, value 21 s. ten aprons, value 16 s. ten pair of sheets, value 8 l. twelve pair stockings, value 18 s. fourteen handkerchiefs, value 14 s. ten caps, value 10 s. seven pockets, value 2 s. 6 d. fourteen handkerchiefs, value 12 s. two curtains, value 2 l. 30 yards of printed cottons, value 3 l. nine yards of callimanco, value 18 s. and 480 halfpence, the property of daniel sinclair). Found guilty with recommendation. Sentenced to death. Sentence outcome was transported.
Sentence respited
18th April 1810
Age 23.
Sentenced to twenty one years. Sent to New South Wales.