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Samuel Haddon

Samuel Haddon, one of 176 convicts transported on the Manlius, 16 July 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Haddon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 1881
Age: 72 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Leicester Boro Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Manlius
Departure date: 16th July, 1828
Arrival date: 9th November, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 447 (225)
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

D Wong on 26th September, 2015 wrote:

Samuel Haddon was 19 years old on arrival and was transported for ‘stealing a pair of shoes off a Stall in the Market place, once convicted of a Street Robbery, 12 mos in Bridewell.

Samuel was 5’5 ½” tall, brown complexion, brown hair and whiskers, native place: Leicester, J H and sun inside right arm, ring pricked on ring finger right hand.

3 Bros & 4 Sisters N.P. Leicester all of the same name, I always worked with my father a Master Bricklayer N.P. I was last working for my Brother Thomas Haddon,  Single.

1830-1833 Musters: Assd. to Lieut. Dyball

10/1/1835: Free by Servitude.

Cannot find him on the ‘departures list’ also nothing on the Colonial Family website, Tas.

D Wong on 11th February, 2017 wrote:

**Possibly this Samuel Haddon.

Victoria BDM: 1855 Samuel Haddon married Mary Ware - 9 children listed.

1881: Samuel Haddon died at Koroit.

22/4/1889 The Argus, Melbourne:
In Memoriam.
HADDON.—In sad and loving remembrance of our dear father Samuel Haddon, who died at Koroit on the 21st of April, 1881 (Easter Sunday), aged 78
“Farewell, dear father, thy life is past, Our love for you to theend will last.
The trial is hard, we will not complain, But trust in God to meet again.”
—Inserted by his loving daughters, J. S. and M.Haddon. “Warrnambool Standard” please copy.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th September, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 11th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 1881 (prev. 0000)

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