Family name(s) SIDAWAY, SIDEWAY
Given name(s) Robert
Alternate name(s) Sideway
Sex Male
Occupation Watchcase maker
Age when departed England 29
Trial date 16 October 1782
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing material
Value of crimes 0 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for Life
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death 15 October 1809


Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny, in which he was wounded.Report from Dunkirk hulk was that he had behaved “remarkably well”.Described at his death as “a true philanthropist and a valuable member of society, in which he was universally respected.”