William BRYANT

Family name(s) BRYANT
Given name(s) William
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 29
Trial date 20 March 1784
Trial place Launceston, Cornwall
Crimes Fraud (impersonation)
Value of crimes 0 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Charlotte
Date left colony March 1791
Date of Death October 1791


Report from Dunkirk hulk was that he had behaved “remarkably well”. Married Mary Braund. Received 100 lashes on 4 February 1789 for selling fish caught in government time. Escaped with his wife, two children and seven other convicts.