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James Pedder, one of 170 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 25 July 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||12th October, 1843
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 122
Ancestry Convict Indents.
||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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Katie Johnston on 1st June, 2019 wrote:
James Pedder, convict who arrived on the Royal Sovereign in 1835 was assigned to landowner John Herring Boughton at Tillimby, Paterson, NSW and died while still in his service. Source: Paterson Historical Society.
D Wong on 1st June, 2019 wrote:
Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette Wiltshire, England
5 Mar 1835:
JAMES PEDDER, aged 24, charged with robbing Wm. Smith eight sovereigns, and putting him in bodily fear of his life, at the chapelry of St. James.
James was 25 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Middlesex.
James was literate, protestant, single, 5’2¾” tall, brown complexion, dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes, JPGPESTBRP, back of lower right arm ; JPAPMCAEHSJP, back of lower left arm ; scar back of left leg.
Surname: Peddar (Pedder)
First Name: James
Date: 12 October 1843
Source: Registers of Coroners’ Inquests and Magisterial Inquiries (Ancestry)
Details: Bond. Died by the Visitation of God
Convict Changes History
Katie Johnston on 1st June, 2019 made the following changes:
date of death: 12th October, 1843 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation
D Wong on 1st June, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 122
Ancestry Convict Indents. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 122), date of bi