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John Swadling, convict to NSW 1832

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  • ID: I2
  • Name: John Swadling
  • Surname: Swadling
  • Given Name: John
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1818 in England
  • Death: 5 Feb 1858 in Sydney, NSW
  • _UID: 514784233600D511936AB391422E081327E5
  • Note:
    NSW Gazette Jan 9th 1833 p14
    Return of all male convicts assigned and transferred between the 1st and 30th days of November 1832:
    no. 5271 Swadling, John
    ship - Hercules, errand boy assigned to Bernard Riley, Parramatta
    signed - Fred A. Healy, Principal Supt. of Convicts Officer 30th Novr 1832

    VOL.122a No.6537

    BURIAL: SMH Fri 6 Feb 1858 p.8
    FUNERAL.--The Friends of Mr. JOHN SWADLING are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral. The procession to move from his late residence, Castlereagh-street, on SUNDAY AFTERNOON, at 3 o'clock precisely. RICHARD HANSLOW, undertaker, No. 778, George-street South.

    Camperdown inscriptions - SWADLING
    John d. 5 Feb 1858 39 yrs
    Martha E., dau. of above 16 mths 9 days d. 25 Jun 1854
    Mary Ann, wife of above, d. 9 Dec 1890 71 yrs
    [note says: transcribed 1983. Not sighted at recheck 1990]


    1146. JOHN SWADLING was indicted for stealing, on the 29th of April , 1 handkerchief, value 2s. , the goods of John Sowerby .
    WILLIAM THOMAS EDWARDS. I am a shopman to Mr. John Sowerby, of Brick-lane - he is a pawnbroker. Mr. Sutton came to me on the 29th of April, and brought a handkerchief, which he asked if I knew - I said yes it was my master's, and had our mark which I had put on it; I had seen it an hour and a half or two hours before.
    MARTIN SUTTON . I am a shopman to a pawnbroker. The prisoner brought this handkerchief to our shop, which is two hundred or three hundred yards from the prosecutor's - I stopped him on suspicion, as I had seen him attempt to steal a waistcoat from our shop.
    JOHN WEBB . I took the prisoner.
    Prisoner's Defence. Two boys gave me 1d. to go and pawn it.
    GUILTY . Aged 13. - Transported for Seven Years .

    IMMIGRATION: Swadling, John; arr 1832 via Hercules II (3); tried Middlesex 1830; 7 yrs; aged 14

    CHRISTENING: ?? from IGI
    John Swadling
    Christening: 14 APR 1816 Brightwell, Berkshire, England
    Father: John Swadling
    Mother: Ann
  • Change Date: 3 Oct 2009 at 16:43:49

    Father: John Swadling

    Marriage 1 Mary Ann Baker b: ABT 1819 in London, England
    • Married: 7 Jun 1842 in Hunter's Hill, NSW
    • Note:
      Swadling, John; 24; via Hercules II (3); 7 yrs; Free
      Baker, Mary Anne; 21; via Henry Wellesley (1); 7; Bond
      1842; married by Turner in Cumberland

      Marriages solemnized in the Parish of Hunter's Hill in the County of Cumberland, NSW
      vol.26 no.326
      John Swadling of the parish of St James', Sydney, bachelor and
      Mary Ann Baker of this parish, spinster
      were married in this Church by Banns
      with consent of H.E. the Governor this seventh
      day of June in the year 1842
      by me George E. Turner, chaplain
      This marriage was solemnized between us
      John Swadling his x mark
      Mary Ann Baker her x mark
      in the presence of
      John Thomas his x mark of Sydney
      James A. Douglas of Hunter's Hill
    1. Has No Children John Swadling c: 1840 in Sydney, NSW
    2. Has Children Thomas William Swadling b: 1 May 1843 in Phillip St, Sydney, NSW c: 2 Jul 1843 in St James CE, Sydney
    3. Has Children James Swadling b: 10 Jul 1844 in Phillip St, Sydney, NSW c: 8 Sep 1844 in St James CE, Sydney
    4. Has Children Emma Swadling b: 24 Apr 1846 in Phillip St, Sydney, NSW c: 6 May 1846 in St James CE, Sydney
    5. Has Children Edward Swadling b: 7 Apr 1848 in Sydney, NSW c: 23 Apr 1848 in St James CE, Sydney
    6. Has No Children Mary Ann Swadling b: 15 Sep 1850 in Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW c: 18 Oct 1850 in St James CE, Sydney
    7. Has No Children Martha E Swadling b: 15 Jan 1853 in Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW c: 12 Feb 1853 in St James CE, Sydney