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John Baddley

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Baddley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Salween
Departure date: 10th November, 1847
Arrival date: 1st February, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 7 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=2096
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th February, 2013 wrote:

John Baddley was convicted at Court Martial, Kussowlie, India on 28/06/1847 for theft and receive goods, knowing them to be stolen (a watch). 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Salween’ arriving 01/02/1848.

Ship surgeon’s report: well behaved.

Native Place: Castle Donnington, Leicestershire.
Previously a boatman; 5’7”; 28yrs of age; dark complexion; black hair; dk Hazel eyes; single man; can read a little.

Van Diemens Land: Convict no. 2096
Station Gang: Fingal, 6mths.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th February, 2013 wrote:

Numerous records of misconduct.

10/07/1849: Transportation extended 12 months.
15/08/1849: Transportation extended 18 months.
Further charge for Highway Robbery. Oatlands S.C. 31/12/1851. Guilty. 15yr transportation sentence.
Sent to Norfolk Island 1852-1855
Served time at Port Arthur Penal Settlement and Maria Island (off east coast of Tasmania).

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th February, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th February, 2013 made the following changes:

term 7 years, date of birth 1820, occupation, crime

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