Family name(s) STRETCH
Given name(s) Thomas
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation Labourer or miller
Age when departed England 33
Trial date 16 August 1783
Trial place Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Crimes Burglary
Value of crimes 3 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death 3 April 1819


Report from Dunkirk hulk was “tolerably decent and orderly”. Sentenced to receive 100 lashes for idleness in February 1789