Family name(s) TURNER
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation Shipwight
Age when departed England 47
Trial date 16 April 1783
Trial place Maidstone, Kent
Crimes Stealing a cask of beer
Value of crimes 18 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony 1793
Date of Death


Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was that he had behaved “remarkably well”.Ordered a passage home with two other elderly convicts.