William PARR

Family name(s) PARR
Given name(s) William
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England unknown
Trial date 27 January 1785
Trial place Liverpool, Lancashire
Crimes Fraud (cheating a shopkeeper)
Value of crimes 0 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Alexander
Date left colony
Date of Death


Described as “the noted swindler” by court records.Employed in issuing spirits, on 6 May 1788 he was sentenced to receive 200 lashes after a court of enquiry into a marine having been drunk on duty, and on 12 April 1790 to 100 lashes for stealing a pumpkin.