Legrove, Stephen
Entry 677 Sex: M Alias:
Born: Abt 1764 at : Middlesex, England
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Conviction Details

Status on Arrival: Convict Ship: Friendship - 1788
Crime: Steal 118 Norwegian deal boards valued at £10 Sentence: 7 years
Tried at: Old Bailey Trial Date: 14 Jan. 1784

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Literacy Religion Trade/Calling Waterman, Able Seaman
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Occupation Pre-trial - Waterman
March 1784 - Embarked on the 'Mercury' transport, bound for America. He was recaptured at Torbay on 13 April after escaping following the convict mutiny on the ship
28 Dec. 1791 - Left the colony as a free man on the 'Matilda'. His term expired 14 Jan. 1791. The 'Matilda' struck a shoal and sank on it's way to Peru. The survivors had for Tahiti using four of the small boats. In April 1792 William BLIGH made landfall at Tahiti in the HMS Providence and rescued the survivors from the 'Matilda', Legrove was among those taken on board the 'Providence'. He was later transferred to the ship's books as an Able Seaman. Stephen Legrove was offloaded at Deptford in England on 8 Aug. 1793.

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