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Stephen LE/GROVE

He was tried at Old Bailey, London on 14 January 1784 for stealing timber with a value of 200 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 29 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as waterman.He left NSW in 1791.

Notes: Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny. On the Dunkirk hulk he was a “quiet” prisoner. Received 50 lashes on 16 March 1789 for being absent from work.Night watch member in August 1789.

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