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John WOTTON

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Title: John Wotton, one of 152 convicts transported on the Marquess of Hastings [Marquis of Hastings], 19 August 1825.
Details: Sentence details: Convicted at Devon Assizes for a term of life on 14 March 1825.
Vessel: Marquess of Hastings [Marquis of Hastings].
Date of Departure: 19 August 1825.
Place of Arrival: New South Wales.
Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 297 (150)

WOTTON John - Marquis of Hastings 1825 39/400 Ticket of Leave [4/4127; Reel 932] District: Parramatta; Born: Exeter; Trade: Carpenter; Tried: Devon ass

Looking for more info and any images found emailed, thanks.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 22 May 1843
...
Mr. John Wotton, a carpenter, was called, who stated that he was employed by Mrs. Underwood to repair the house ...

Death ?

Dave
 
The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) - Saturday 16 January 1864 p.5
INSOLVENTS
... John Wotton, of Burwood, carpenter.
Debts, £39 10s. Assets, £6. Deficit, £33 10s.
 
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12721/1896 WOTTON JOHN JOHN UNKNOWN ASHFIELD

The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser
Saturday 12 December 1896

WOTTON.— December 4; at Ashfield, John Wotton, aged 94 years.

Cemetery: Ashfield Anglican Church NSW
Inscription Id: 17093
Surname: Wotton
Given Names: John
Death Date: 4 Dec 1896
Gender: Unknown
Row: I
Plot: 18
 
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Thanks Gibbo.

I found death for Mary in 1886.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Wednesday 9 June 1886 p.1
Deaths.
WOTTON.—June 7, at her residence, Elizabeth-street, Ashfield,
Mary, wife of John Wotton, aged 60 years.
 
Marriage V1845544 30B/1845 WOTTON JOHN - DOGHERTY MARY NF= CofE Ashfield, Balmain, Burwood, Concord

I'll look that up at the local library this week.
 
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Thanks Gibbo.

I found death for Mary in 1886.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Wednesday 9 June 1886 p.1
Deaths.
WOTTON.—June 7, at her residence, Elizabeth-street, Ashfield,
Mary, wife of John Wotton, aged 60 years.

Cemetery: Ashfield Anglican Church NSW
Inscription Id: 17094
Surname: Wotton
Given Names: Mary
Death Date: 7 Jun 1886
Gender: Unknown
Row: I
Plot: 18
 
There is a article on your fella in the The North Devon Journal (Barnstaple, England), Friday, December 24, 1824. There is also another one dated in March 1825.
 
Convict Ship Marquis of Hastings 1826
Embarked: 152 men
Voyage: 134 days
Deaths: 0
Surgeon's Journal: yes
Captain William Ostler
Surgeon Superintendent George Rutherford

This was the first voyage of the convict ship Marquis of Hastings bringing prisoners to Australia.

Some of the convicts of the Marquis of Hastings were held on the York and Leviathan Hulks at Portsmouth prior to transportation.

The prisoners were transferred from the Hulks to the ship on 15th August 1825 and the Marquis of Hastings departed Portsmouth on 22 August 1825 and Rio de Janeiro on 2nd November 1825.


A Muster was held on board on Saturday 7th January 1826 by Colonial Secretary Frederick Goulburn.
 
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V1845544 30B/1845 WOTTON JOHN - DOGHERTY MARY * CofE

Page 7
Marriages solemnized in the Parish of - in the County of - in the Year 18
No. 21
John Wotton of the Parish of Ashfield
Mary Dogherty of the same place
married in this Church by Banns with consent of the Governor
Twentieth day of August 1845 By me F. Wilkinson
Parties signed
Witnesses: John Freeman of Ashfield, Frances Waterman of Ashfield
 
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
John Wotton
Age: 19
Date of Conviction: 16 Mar 1825
Place of Conviction: Exeter
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1806
Vessel: Marquis of Hastings
Port of Arrival: Sydney Cove
Date of Arrival: 3 Jan 1826

Image poor..but you can make out; Exeter, Devon and carpenter.

Geoff
 
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