James RUSE

Family name(s) RUSE, RUCE
Given name(s) James
Alternate name(s) Ruce
Sex Male
Occupation Farmer
Age when departed England 28
Trial date 29 July 1782
Trial place Bodmin, Cornwall
Crimes Burglary
Value of crimes 100 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Scarborough
Date left colony
Date of Death 5 September 1837


His gravestone reads “My mother reread me tenderley. With me she took much paines And when I arived in this coelney I sowd the forst grain and now with my hevnly father I hope for ever to remain.”