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James Waddle

James Waddle, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, December 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Waddle
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 14 years

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Baring
Departure date: December, 1818
Arrival date: 26th June, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 126. http://www.jenwilletts.com
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th November, 2014 wrote:

James Waddle and his wife Letitia Waddle were convicted of uttering forged notes. 14yr transportation sentence each. James transported on the ‘Baring’ 1818 to New South Wales, Australia. (Letitia on the ‘Lord Wellington’ 1820. Their child accompanied Letetia (?).)

James was appointed a Constable at the Newcastle Penal Settlement.  He applied to have his wife and child join him, but they did not come.

James later transferred to Port Macquarie penal settlement.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th November, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 126. http://www.jenwilletts.com (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 126), gender: m

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