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John Walden

John Walden, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Walden
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 30th March, 1794
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 21st October, 1875
Age: 81 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 248
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

D Wong on 3rd March, 2014 wrote:

On the 20.12.1818 in the company of a man called Demham Tween broke into a shop owned by James White and stole 3 cheeses, 48lbs butter, 4lbs Tea, 5 loaves bread, 97 yards Calico and 4 gallons of Elder Wine.

1817: Married Susan Fuller. Two children Susan and Eliza.

John was 5’8” high, Dark Hazel eyes, Ruddy Complexion, Brown Hair.

26/12/1828: TOL
21/11/1835: CP

1822 Census: Government Servant Employed by J Charrington at Parramatta, Duckriver Bridge.

15/12/1824:  John wed Elizabeth Mellom 4 children.

21/10/1875: John Walden died at George St Bathurst, NSW of Senility.

Convict Changes History

Judi Potts on 3rd March, 2014 made the following changes:


D Wong on 3rd March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 30th March, 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st October, 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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