Transportation Lists 1685

The full list of those Transported in 1685

This is the list of the 856 men transported as indentured convicts (no better than slaves) on the orders of King James II. The following friends of the King benefited from the sales of these men:

Gifted To Slaves Value
Sir William Booth 195  £           2,925.00
Mr Heywood* 14  £               210.00
Sir Philip Howard 174  £           2,610.00
Sir Christopher Musgrave 100  £           1,500.00
Mr Jerome Nipho 104  £           1,560.00
The Queen 100  £           1,500.00
Sir William Stapleton 99  £           1,485.00
Mr White* 70  £           1,050.00

* possibly Agents for Mr William Bridgemen

The transports and destinations:

Ship Slaves Destination
Indeavour 97 St Kitts & Nevis
Rebecca 14 Barbados
Happy Return 93 Barbados
John Friggat 90 Barbados
Betty 80 Barbados
Port Royal Merchant 172 Jamaica
Constant Richard 84 Jamaica
Jamaica Merchant 182 Barbados
Exchange 5 Virginia
Unknown 39 Multiple Destinations (Virginia?)

Click here for the list of the 315 men and women martyred.

This list is based on the published lists or information found in J.D Muddiman “Bloody Assizes”, George Roberts “Life of James Duke of Monmouth vII”, Sir Edward Parry “The Bloody Assizes”, John Tutchin “The Western Martyrology”, Howells “State Trails v11, Hotten “The Original Lists”, Locke “The Western Rising” and cross referenced with the excellence work of W. Macdonald Wigfield “The Monmouth Rebels”.