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He was tried at Durham, County of Durham on 21 July 1785 for “pettit” stealing of a purse and cash with a value if 1 shilling. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Alexander aged about 15 at that time (May 1787). He had no occupation recorded.He left NSW in January 1793.

Notes: On 20 April 1788, received 36 lashes for theft of rum, on 18 May 1788, 36 lashes for ”seditious and threatening words”, on 7 August 1788 36 lashes for stealing eggs.Received a fractured skull in May 1790 and not expected to live.Sentenced on 15 May 1791 to 6 weeks in irons on 2 weeks ration of corn and water for stealing potatoes, but punishment ceased on 12 June.

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