Family name(s) HUDSON
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation Chimney sweep
Age when departed England 13
Trial date 10 December 1783
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing
Value of crimes 22 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death


A “child of nine years old” when arrested.Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was that he had behaved “very well”.Received 50 lashes on 15 February 1791 for being out of his hut after 9pm.