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The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 23 Feb 1912 1

LAW NOTICES.
———
Friday, February 23.

QUARTER SESSIONS.

    William Harris, uttering and forgery; William Harris, uttering; James Eaton, assault; Albert Lowe, assault and robbery; James West, false pretences.

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The Daily Telegraph, Sat 24 Feb 1912 2

QUARTER SESSIONS.
————
(Before Judge Murray and juries.)

    Mr Herbert Harris prosecuted for the Crown.

ACQUITTED.

    James Eaton, a young man, was acquitted on a serious charge. Mr PK White appeared for accused.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 24 Feb 1912 3

QUARTER SESSIONS.
(Before Judge Murray and Juries.)

    Mr Herbert Harris prosecuted for the Crown.

ACQUITTED.

    James Eaton was acquitted of a charge of assaulting a male, [Gustav Matteson], at a picture show.

 



James Eaton
, 1913


The Daily Telegraph, Wed 5 Nov 1913
4

QUARTER SESSIONS.
———
(Before Judge Murray and juries.)

    Mr Herbert Harris prosecuted for the Crown.

CONVICTED.

    James Eaton was convicted on a charge of having committed an indecent assault, [on Henry William Johnson, 14 years old], at Sydney on August 4. There was a recommendation to mercy on the ground that at the time the offence was committed prisoner was in a state of intoxication. Eaton was remanded for sentence.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 5 Nov 1913 5

QUARTER SESSIONS.
(Before Judge Murray and Juries.)

    Mr Herbert Harris, Crown Prosecutor.

CONVICTED.

    James Eaton, a young man, was found guilty of having committed a serious offence at Sydney, on October 4. The jury added a rider, recommending Eaton to mercy on the ground that when the offence was committed he was intoxicated. The prisoner was remanded for sentence.

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The Daily Telegraph, Fri 14 Nov 1913 6

QUARTER SESSIONS.
———
(Before Judge Murray and a jury.)

    Mr Herbert Harris prosecuted for the Crown.

Sentences.


    James Eaton, a burly looking young man, convicted of indecent assault, but who was recommended to mercy on account of being in a state of intoxication at the time of committing the offence, was sentenced to imprisonment for six months in Goulburn gaol.

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Evening News, Fri 14 Nov 1913 7

SENTENCED AT THE SESSIONS.
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    A number of prisoners were sentenced at Darlinghurst Sessions by Judge Murray.

    James Eaton, a young man convicted of an indecent offence, but recommended to mercy, because of his being drunk at the time, was sentenced to six months’ hard labor.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 14 Nov 1913 8

QUARTER SESSIONS.
(Before Judge Murray and a jury.)

    Mr Herbert Harris, Crown Prosecutor.

GUILTY OF SERIOUS OFFENCE.

    James Eaton, who had been convicted of a serious offence at Sydney on October 4, the jury adding a rider recommending him to mercy on the ground that at the time that the offence was committed Eaton was intoxicated, was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment in Goulburn gaol.

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James Eaton, Gaol photo sheet 9

SRNSW: NRS2138, [3/6084], Darlinghurst Gaol photographic description book, 1913-1914, No. 13303, p. 56, R5117.


Gaol Photo Sheet - 
Transcribed Details

No. 13303

Date when Portrait was taken: 5-11-1913

Name: James Eaton

Native place: England

Year of birth: 21-6-1883

Arrived       Ship: Athenic
in Colony }   Year: 1908

Trade or occupation
previous to conviction  } Seaman

Religion: C of E

Education, degree of: R & W

Height: 5' 6⅛"

Weight     On committal: 159
in lbs     } On discharge:

Colour of hair: Auburn

Colour of eyes: Light blue

Marks or special features: Arm freckled. Tattoo spot junction of left thumb faint tattoo on back inside left forearm. Tattoo spot on junction of right thumb right little finger crooked

(No. of previous Portrait ... ) 

CONVICTIONS

Where and When Offence. Sentence

Sydney Q.S

4

11

1913

Indecent assault on a male person

6 months HL

 


1     The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 23 Feb 1912 p. 6. Emphasis added.

2     The Daily Telegraph, Sat 24 Feb 1912, p. 21.

3     The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 24 Feb 1912 p. 6.

4     The Daily Telegraph, Wed 5 Nov 1913, p. 9.

5     The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 5 Nov 1913 p. 8.

6     The Daily Telegraph, Fri 14 Nov 1913, p. 7.

7     Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Fri 14 Nov 1913, p. 10.

8     The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 14 Nov 1913 p. 4.

9     SRNSW: NRS2138, [3/6084], Darlinghurst Gaol photographic description book, 1913-1914, No. 13303, p. 56, R5117.