Family name(s) HOWARD
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 24
Trial date 23 July 1783
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Assault and attempted highway robbery
Value of crimes 0 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Scarborough
Date left colony
Date of Death 1 January 1847


Received 50 lashes on 18 November 1790 for theft of potatoes.Described in 1813 as a labourer and a seaman, aged 50, five feet tall, fair and ruddy complexion, brown hair going grey, blue eyes, “stout and healthy”.