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Patrick BURN

He was tried at Exeter, Devon on 11 August 1783 for highway robbery with a value of 49 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 26 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as baker. He died in 1791.

Notes: Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “troublesome at times”.Fathered a son with Ann Smith of the Charlotte in 1789.

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