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David Waters

David Waters, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Waters
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Painter & glazier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 495 (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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Ron Garbutt on 10th July, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 10 July 2020), September 1832, trial of DAVID WATERS (t18320906-356).
DAVID WATERS, Theft > simple larceny, 6th September 1832.
Fifth Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Sergeant Arabin.

2087. DAVID WATERS was indicted for stealing, on the 16th of August , 1 pair of shoes, value 4s. , the goods of Thomas Brown .

THOMAS BROWN . I am a shoemaker . On the 16th of August the prisoner came, took these boots, and walked out of my shop with them; he got about twenty yards - I took him with them; I did not know him before.

Prisoner’s Defence. I was coming through Somers’-town with a young man; we were both drunk, and I did not know where I was.

GUILTY . Aged 18 - Transported for Seven Years .


D Wong on 11th July, 2020 wrote:

David Waters was listed as 19 years old on arrival. 

Native Place: London.

Occupation: Painter.

David was illiterate, protestant, single, 5’6ΒΌ” tall, ruddy and pockpitted complexion, brown hair and eyes, Woman and anchor upper left arm, D upper right arm.

1/1/1834: Patrick Plains - Painter, aged 19 from London, ruddy, pockpitted complexion, tattoos.  Absconded from Robert Scott since 10th Dec.

1837: Aged 22, Assigned to Robert Scott, Patrick Plains.

14/8/1839: TOL Patricks Plains.
????: TOL Patricks Plains
1/9/1841: COF

Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 10th July, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

D Wong on 11th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), occupation

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