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Caleb Sadler

Caleb Sadler, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Caleb Sadler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 31st December, 1849
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Shopbreaking & theft
Convicted at: Norfolk, Borough of Kings Lynn Quarter Session and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 8th September, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts


Primary source: Norfolk Court Testimony Records.
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

Phillip Jeffs on 14th April, 2017 wrote:

Caleb was sentenced along with an accomplice Richard Fox, both sentenced to Death but changed to 14 years in the Colonies…Australia..  Caleb was assigned to John Blaxland ,brother of Greg who crossed the Blue Mountains. Caleb worked on Blaxlands Cattle Farm at Newington, now named Silverwateron the Parramatta Riiver Sydney. He died at Blaxlands other farm at Fordwich,near Wollombi ,near Broke.There is a monument there with his and other pioneers names inscribed erected in 1988 Bi Centennery Celebrations.

Convict Changes History

Phillip Jeffs on 14th April, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Norfolk Court Testimony Records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 372), date of death: 31st December, 1849 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Jim Grant on 4th December, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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