First Fleet Record for JOHN MARTIN

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He was tried at Old Bailey, London on 3 July 1782 for stealing clothing with a value of 39 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Alexander aged about 29 at that time (May 1787). He had no occupation recorded. He died in 1837.

Notes: Described as “a black”, and “A sober industrious man”.On August 30 1788 received 25 lashes for lighting a fire in his hut.Night watch member.