Samuel Hughes - 1804

Trial Year1804
First NameSamuel
Last NameHughes
GenderM
Age
AboriginalN
Prior Criminal Record
Married
Country of OriginIreland ?
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Occupation
Trial Date
Conviction date12.03.1804
OffenceTreason?/Murder
Particulars
Location of OffenceCastle Hill
JudgeRichard Atkins, Deputy Judge-Advocate
CourtCourt Martial held at Parramatta
# of Accomplices230
SentenceDeath
ExecutedY
Location ExecutedParramatta
Execution Date08.03.1804
Sentence Comment"with riotously and tumultuously assembling with guns, pistols, cutlasses and other offensive weapons at Castle Hill and divers other parts with intent to overturn His Majesty's Government in this Territory, and further with having resisted and opposed His Majesty's forces when the said forces were on their March from Parramatta to Hawkesbury, by Order of His Excellency the Governor and Commander in Chief" [CODEMR]
Determination
Place Imprisioned
Source NoteKing to Hobart, Encl. 7, 8, 9 & 10, HRA series 1 vol. 4, pp. 576-7. Sydney Gazette, Vol 2, No 55, 18 March, 1804, (photocopy). Sydney Gazette, Vol 2, 11 March, 1804, p. 3 (photocopy). Sydney Gazette, Vol 2, 11 March, 1804, p. 2 (photocopy). Sydney Gazette, Vol 2, 11 March, 1804, p. 1 (photocopy). Sydney Gazette, Vol 2, 5 March, 1804, p. 1 (photocopy). SGIndex a leader of insurgents, Castle HIll hanged, SG March 11, 1804; Lynette Ramsey Silver The Battle of Vinegar Hill: Australia's Irish Rebellion, 1804, DoubleDay, Sydney, 1989, p. 111 TM's Irish paper
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Victim NameCrown
Victim GenderNA
Victim AgeNA
Victim AboriginalNA
Victim MarriedNA
Victim StatusNA
Victim ParticularsNA
Information SourcesSydney Gazette
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