Family name(s) WILLIAMS
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s) BLACK JACK
Sex Male
Occupation Labourer
Age when departed England 18
Trial date 4 August 1784
Trial place Maidstone, Kent
Crimes Burglary
Value of crimes 59 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Scarborough
Date left colony
Date of Death


Described as “an ignorant black youth”. On 29 February 1788 received a sentence of death for stealing wine, but it was commuted to banishment, which was soon cancelled.