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John Wadington, one of 100 convicts transported on the Chapman, 12 April 1826
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
12th April, 1826
7th October, 1826
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 99 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 4
||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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Maureen Withey on 29th August, 2019 wrote:
Sydney Gazette, 25 Aug 1828
Waddington John, Chapman, 24, Woolcomber, Bracewell near Shipton, 5 feet 4, light grey eyes, brown hair, from Van Diemen’s Land Company, at Circular Head, supposed to have escaped the Colony on the Sloop Pandora.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th August, 2021 wrote:
Struck off Record - Dec 1853
1825 - Mar. Tasmania, Australia, Convict Court and Selected Records. CON84-1-1
Height; 5 ft 4 in
Eyes; Lt. Grey
Trade; Wool comber
Trial; York - March 1825 - Life
Native Place; Bracewell near Shipton
1830 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters.
Name; John Waddington
Ship; Chapman 2nd
Remarks\Assigned; ABSCONDED - 1828
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 29th August, 2019 made the following changes:
Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th August, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), occupation