Charles McLAUGHLIN

Family name(s) McLAUGHLIN, McLELLAN, McLENNAN, MacLAULIN
Given name(s) Charles
Alternate name(s) McLennan MacLaulin
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 15
Trial date 21 July 1785
Trial place Durham, County of Durham
Crimes “pettit” stealing of a purse and cash
Value of crimes 1 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Alexander
Date left colony January 1793
Date of Death

Notes

On 20 April 1788, received 36 lashes for theft of rum, on 18 May 1788, 36 lashes for ”seditious and threatening words”, on 7 August 1788 36 lashes for stealing eggs.Received a fractured skull in May 1790 and not expected to live.Sentenced on 15 May 1791 to 6 weeks in irons on 2 weeks ration of corn and water for stealing potatoes, but punishment ceased on 12 June.