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James Sadler

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Sadler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Westmeath
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Richard Webb
Departure date: 13th October, 1841
Arrival date: 9th March, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 8 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 28th October, 2019 wrote:

James SADLER was convicted at Westmeath, Ireland on 22 June 1841 for stealing a mule.  Gaol report: “very good”.  7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship “Richard Webb” arriving there 4 March 1842. Ship surgeon’s report: “good”.

Aged 29 yrs; a groom (stated he had ridden race horses); single man; 5’9” height; fresh complexion; black hair; lt brown eyes.
Native place of birth: Middle…...

Colony of VDL:
1 yr Probation Period

Nell Murphy on 28th October, 2019 wrote:

Listed as a horse breaker.

13 Feb 1846: Ticket of Leave granted
10 Aug 1848: Certificate of Freedom issued

21 Sept 1848: Departure from VDL - James Sadler per “Richard Webb” from Launceston, “Swan” ship to Port Phillip, Victoria.  Passenger, free by servitude. (ref. POL 220/1/1 pg 33)

Convict Changes History

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

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Sadler, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1813, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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