Samuel BIRD

Family name(s) BIRD
Given name(s) Samuel
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 23
Trial date 20 July 1785
Trial place Croydon, Surrey
Crimes Stealing bags of saltpetre
Value of crimes 65 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Alexander
Date left colony March 1791
Date of Death 1792


Partner in the original crime was James Bird. Described as of stout build, five feet seven inches tall, with dark complexion and dark hair.Escaped with the Bryants, and died after recapture.