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Sparrow, John (c. 1767–?)

John Sparrow (c.1767- ) was found guilty on 13 April 1791 at the Old Bailey, London, of sealing a silver spoon from the coffee house where he was having a bowl of soup. He arrived at Sydney aboard the Pitt in February 1792. 

By 1806 Sparrow was working as a watchmaker and was living with Mary Hughes (i.e. Mary Johnson).

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'Sparrow, John (c. 1767–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/sparrow-john-31039/text38411, accessed 4 December 2020.

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Birth

c. 1767

Passenger Ship
Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years