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James Bladen

James Bladen, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Bladen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Sailor
Date of Death: 7th June, 1831
Age: 46 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 15th April, 1825
Arrival date: 18th August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 255 (129)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Bound Indentures. 1823-1826
Jas Baldan

No; 50
Native Place: Stroud
Age 40 years
Date of Trial:  23 March 1818
Calling; Sailor R ?
Height; 5 ft 4 1/2
Complexion:  Swarthy P.P
Hair:  Brown curly
Eyes; Blue
Remarks: Very Well

Noted against his name; Died in the Sydney Hospital 7 June 1831.
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: John Bladen
Age: 30 ???
Date of Death: 7 Jun 1831
District: Sydney
Ship: Norfolk
Died; Sydney
Remarks: - James
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1825 -New South Wales, Census and Population Books, 1811-1825
Residence: Cawdor, New South Wales, Australia
Record Type: Population, Land and Stock Books
Title: Cawdor Population and Stock, 1825
Date of Birth: 1785. Convict.
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1826 - New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930

Name: James Bladen
Vessel Arrived In: Norfolk
Date of Admission/Photo: 22 Sep 1826
Gaol: Sydney
Gaol Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Record Type: Entrance Book
General Sessions, Sydney. Runaway from his Station. To work in Irons for 3 months. 02/10/1826 to Parramatta.
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1827 - New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930

Name: James Bladen. Vessel Arrived In: Norfolk
Date of Admission/Photo: 14 Jul 1827
Gaol: Sydney. Gaol Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Record Type: Entrance Book
Runaway from Hyde Park Barracks - Iron Gang 12 months
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1828 - Goal Parramatta
New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930

Name: James Bladen. Vessel Arrived In: Norfolk
Date of Admission/Photo: 18 Oct 1828
Gaol: Sydney. Gaol Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Record Type: Entrance Book
General Sessions, Sydney. Runaway from his Gang. To be forwarded to Penrith 30/08/1828. Parramatta.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th June, 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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