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James Waddle, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, December 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 126. http://www.jenwilletts.com
||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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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