Richard McDALE

Family name(s) McDALE, McDEED, DADE, DEANE
Given name(s) Richard
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation Shoemaker
Age when departed England 33
Trial date 30 April 1783
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing gold coins
Value of crimes 126 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death


Partner in the original crime was Robert Forrester. Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “in general tolerably well behaved but troublesome at times”. On 16 January 1789 he received 100 lashes for striking one of the convicts called Catherine Smith.