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James Sadler

James Sadler, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Sadler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Surrey Special Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 31st October, 1831
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 214. Tasmanian Archives.
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

Nell Murphy on 28th October, 2019 wrote:

James SADLER was convicted at Surrey, England on 30 Dec 1830 for sheep stealing. Gaol report: “character bad”. Life sentence. Hulk report : “orderly”. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship “Gilmore” arriving there 22 March 1832.

Married man, widower. Two children.
Aged 40 yrs; a farmer/ploughman; 5’8” height; dark complexion; dk brown to grey hair; Hazel eyes; missing left thumb.

Colony of VDL:
Assigned out to work
1 May 1837: Mr. Parsons - disobedience of orders. Reprimanded.

14 May 1840: Ticket of Leave granted
31 May 1843: Conditional Pardon approvede

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 28th October, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 214. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 214), date of birth: 1

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