was sentenced to death at Launceston, Cornwall, in 1785 for stealing two geldings. Later
reprieved on condition of seven years' transportation, he arrived on the Scarborough.
In 1789, he was employed at Rose Hill, probably on the government farm, and was punished for
gambling after he lost heavily at cards to Private John Thatcher. Thatcher had to hand over
his winnings 'to be at the disposal of the governor'.
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