Family name(s) WILSON
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England unknown
Trial date 10 October 1785
Trial place Wigan, Lancashire
Crimes Stealing material
Value of crimes 1 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Alexander
Date left colony
Date of Death 1800


On the expiry of his sentence John Wilson lived with Aborigines, on occasion advising and assisting them in their attacks on settlers. He later acted as guide in the exploration of the area around Port Jackson. He was killed as a result of a tribal dispute.