Family name(s) BENNETT
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade
Age when departed England 18
Trial date 18 March 1786
Trial place Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Crimes Highway robbery
Value of crimes Unknown
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death


Report from Dunkirk hulk was that he behaved “remarkably well”.Behaviour deteriorated on the journey. After one flogging Lt Clark wrote “a young man But ane old Rogue”.Flogged for theft on 15 February 1788.Executed 2 May 1788 for theft.