having been convicted of highway robbery and sentenced at York Assizes,
was pardoned on the condition that he would act as hangman at the
execution on 7 April 1739 of the infamous highwayman, Dick Turpin.
tried at Maidstone, Kent, 18 March 1785 for
assault with intent to rob. He was sentenced to transportation to New
South Wales for 7 years and left England with the First Fleet in May 1787 on board the Alexander. He
was aged about 30. He died in 1793 from "taking intemperately of the
James HADFIELD, tried at London for high treason i.e. shooting at His
Majesty King George III at Drury Lane Theatre, on Thursday, 15 May 1800.
The prisoner was found to be insane. The case prompted The British
Parliament to enact the Criminal Lunatics Act of 1800 in order that James,
a brain-damaged and deluded former soldier with the 15th Light Dragoons,
could be permanently detained.
tried, found guilty and sentenced at Chester Assizes to be transported.
Together with Francis Barlow, John Gee, Isaac Hall, William Turner,
Alexander Hewitt and William Lancaster Sampson, Samuel boarded the Captivity
in Portsmouth harbour 10 February 1802.
John HATFIELD, tried
and found guilty in London of forgery and being a rank imposter, who
married, by means of the most odious deceit. Executed at Tyburn 3 September 1803.
Tyburn gallows, London
John HADFIELD, born
in 1756 at Mottrram-in-Longdendale, Cheshire,
was hanged at Carlisle in 1803. John was the subject for Melvyn
Bragg's novel "The Maid of Buttermere".
Ann HADFIELD, transported aboard the Lady of the Lake to
Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania).
Amelia HATFIELD, found guilty in Middlesex
Crown Court on 25 May 1814 and transported to New South Wales on board the
Mermaid. Arrived Sydney 18 June 1815.
Joseph HADFIELD, transported aboard the Malabar to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania).Married Ann HADFIELD, transported
aboard the Lady of the Lake to Van Diemen's
(30), soldier of the 32nd Regiment of Foot (Cornwall Regiment of Infantry),
labourer and formerly of Alfreton,
deserted his regiment on 7 May 1834.
tried and found guilty at York Assizes in 1834 and sentenced to
transportation for life. Sailed to New South Wales aboard the Mary Ann
Thomas HADFIELD (19),
a soldier of a Regiment of Foot, shoemaker and formerly of Glossop, deserted his regiment on 5 Mar 1836