Family name(s) RYAN
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s) BRYANT
Sex Male
Occupation Silk weaver
Age when departed England 23
Trial date 14 January 1784
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing clothing
Value of crimes 13 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death 2 March 1815(?)


Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “in general tolerably well behaved but troublesome at times”.Accused of theft of food and sentenced on 27 February 1788 to receive 300 lashes, but was forgiven.