BDM is conjecture.
James Agnew was probably born in County Londonderry, the place where he was imprisoned and his death sentence commuted to transportation. The comment in the court file was that his case was contained in "a return of criminal cases brought under the consideration of the Lord Lieutenant from 1 July - 31 Dec 1836".
It is not known if John Agnew subsequently travelled to Australia. Did he make it there?
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