Family name(s) RUGLASS, RUGGLES
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s) Ruggles
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 22
Trial date 30 May 1781
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Assault and highway robbery
Value of crimes 24 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for Life
Ship Scarborough
Date left colony
Date of Death 24 June 1837


Partner in the original crime was Samuel Woodham. Guilty of return from transport having made his way back after being landed in Africa with no food in 1783.On 10 January 1789 received half of the 700 lashes ordered for stabbing the woman with whom he was living.