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Charles WILSON

He was tried at Old Bailey, London on 11 July 1781 10 September 1783 for stealing clothing and cash with a value of 13 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for life having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Scarborough aged about 26 at that time (May 1787). He had no occupation recorded. He died in 1788.

Notes: Guilty of return from transport following the Swift mutiny. Died through “want of nourishment” because he sold his rations to save for a return ticket.

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