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James Mableton

James Mableton, one of 188 convicts transported on the Asiatic, 26 May 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Mableton
Aliases: Wableton, Wabbleton
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: York City General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asiatic
Departure date: 26th May, 1843
Arrival date: 23rd September, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 314
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 9th February, 2020 wrote:

Real name appears to be Wableton.
Listed as Wableton in the English newspapers of the day - was sent to Pentonville prison.

James was listed as 17 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Hull.

Transported for ‘stealing 30 pounds from a woman’s pocket in a shop at York’.

James was 5’1½” tall, illiterate, sallow complexion, dark brown hair, light blue eyes, pockpitted, scar on back of left hand, scar 3rd finger right hand, scars on breast.

Step father: John Tuckey
Mother: Jane at native place.
Brother: George
Sister: Sarah

1849: Employed by William Archer.

27/3/1849: TOL
10/4/1849: TOL revoked
19/4/1850: COF

17/9/1850: James Wabbleton, passenger from Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Shamrock’.
Ship to Colony: York
Status: Free.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th February, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Wableton, alias2: Wabbleton, date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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