Family name(s) BISHOP
Given name(s) Joseph
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation Fisherman
Age when departed England 23
Trial date 10 December 1783
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing handkerchiefs
Value of crimes 15 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death


Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “troublesome at times”.