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James Wyatt, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th July, 1826
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Berks. Quarter Sessions
26th March, 1821
8th September, 1821
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 143 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 9 (6)
||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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D Wong on 23rd May, 2017 wrote:
The only crime found for James Wyatt was ‘stealing a coat belonging to Win. Cheater’ - this was listed in April, 1820 and James was tried on the 17/10/1820 so unsure of this being him.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
WYATT, James. Per “Adamant”, 1821
1821 Sep 12: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Adamant” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.368)
1823 Aug 18: On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Sally” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.64, 416-7)
1824 Aug 21, Nov 5: On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D pp.134, 135)
1825 Jun 11: Re permission to marry at Liverpool (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.400)
No marriage listed on the NSW BDM.
4/7/1826: James Wyatt died aged 35 and was buried at St. John’s Church cemetery, Parramatta, NSW.
Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 wrote:
Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/1
Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folio 5: 2nd April 1821; struck one iron off John Wyatt having an old eruption, and [Frank Younger?] to assist in cleaning the prison.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd May, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th July, 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m