Margaret HALL

Family name(s) HALL
Given name(s) Margaret
Alternate name(s)
Sex Female
Occupation None
Age when departed England 22
Trial date 4 December 1782
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing jewellery and cash
Value of crimes 845 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death 9 December 1807


Her theft included “one promissory note of 20 pounds from the Governor and company of the bank of England, commonly called a Bank note”. The victim had “agreed to go to bed with her” being “rather too much in liquor”.Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.