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John Hadley, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 12 March 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||17th September, 1891
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 24
||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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D Wong on 14th January, 2016 wrote:
John Hadley was 19 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for “Stealing a silk handkerchief from a line at Wolverhampton”.
John was 5’7” tall, could read, single protestant, fair complexion, brown hair blue eyes.
Mother: Elizabeth – at Wolverhampton
Brothers: William, Joseph.
Sisters: Mary Ann, Maria.
16/12/1850: Married Susannah Gordon in Melbourne. Susannah was born C1834 in Armagh and arrived per ‘Diadem’ at the age of 16 as a Female Orphan Immigrant on 1/1/1850. Susannah died 25/9/1888 – they had 12 children.
1841: John’s occupation was a Whitesmith.
17/9/1891: John died in Bairnsdale, Victoria and was buried at Maffra Cemetery next to his wife.
Kelli on 23rd April, 2018 wrote:
Married Irish Orphan Susan Gordon 1861. They had 11 children:
William Hadley 1852
John Hadley 1854
Matilda Hadley 1856
Sussanna Hadley 1858
Martha Hadley 1860
Joseph Hadley 1862
Margaret Hadley 1964
Lavinia Hadley 1866
Mary Ann Hadley 1869
Joseph Hadley 1871
Stanford Hadley 1875
Convict Changes History
Robert Wingrave on 13th January, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1891 (prev. 0000)
D Wong on 14th January, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 17th September, 1891 (prev. 1891), gender: m, occupation, crime