Family name(s) POWER
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 24
Trial date 14 December 1785
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing timber
Value of crimes 280 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Alexander
Date left colony
Date of Death


Attempted to escape at Teneriffe, while he was working as a seaman.Ringleader of plot with crew members to take over the Alexander.Sentenced to 200 lashes on 1 November 1788 for theft of boards.