Robert BRUCE

Family name(s) BRUCE
Given name(s) Robert
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 31
Trial date 24 May 1784
Trial place Winchester, Hampshire
Crimes Assault and highway robbery
Value of crimes 160 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Charlotte
Date left colony
Date of Death


Partner in the original crime was James Branegan. Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “generally tolerably well behaved but troublesome at times”.Classified ‘Absconded’ by September 1791, although term had expired.