Aboriginal convicts

Criminal Court Sydney. Five Aborigines of the Brisbane Water clan named Whippem-up, Carning-bong, Jemmie, Tom Jones and Monkey or Toby were severally convicted of felony. Elizabeth Jones better known as the Morning Star was convicted of manslaughter to be transported seven years.

Liggamy, a Koori man is convicted of stealing a pipe and sentenced to seven years gaol.

Little Dick, an ‘Aboriginal native’, is convicted of robbing the dwelling house of Mr William Bloodstock. Death of another Koori is recorded. (Sydney Gazette, 14 Feb 1835)

Mickey and Merjey are charged with committing rape on Margaret Hansball. (Sydney Gazette, 14 Feb 1835)