William Johnson

Life archive ID obpt18310512-131-defend989
Alias Rumsey. Born 1805. Gender male. Has tattoo no. First recorded 12th May 1831.
Tried at Old Bailey, London. Accused of housebreaking (feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of robert maynard , on the 10th of april, and stealing, 114 yards of silk, value 10l.; 12 yards of lawn, value 24s.; 36 yards of cambric, value 2l.; 2 pincushions, value 3s.; 2 silk-winders, value 8s.; 1 seal, value 5s.; 2 boxes of puzzles, value 1l.; 2 sets of whist-markers and boxes, value 1l., and 1 cash-box, value 1s., his property). Found guilty, lesser offence. Sentenced to transportation. Sentence outcome was transported.
Sentenced to seven years. Sent to Van Diemens Land.