Family name(s) HARRIS
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation Wax chandler
Age when departed England 27
Trial date 26 May 1784
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing silver spoons
Value of crimes 60 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for Life
Ship Scarborough
Date left colony
Date of Death


Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny. Founder of the night watch. Described as Jewish because he swore on the Old Testament when giving evidence.