James SQUIRES

Family name(s) SQUIRES, SQUIRE
Given name(s) James
Alternate name(s) Squire
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 33
Trial date 11 April 1785
Trial place Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Crimes Stealing livestock (four cocks five hens) and other goods
Value of crimes 0 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Charlotte
Date left colony
Date of Death

Notes

Received 15 of 350 lashes (the rest “when he can bear it”) in November 1789 stealing medicines and pepper.Built the first brewery in NSW.“Universally respected for his amiable and useful qualities as a member of the lower class of settlers...his name will long be pronounced with veneration by the grateful objects of his liberality” according to Joseph Lycett.