Chittenden, born West Farleigh, Kent, England, 4th Oct 1792.
M131401. Parents: Thomas & Dorothy Catharine nee Tap
Chittenden. Was convicted in Kent 17th
Jul 1815. Sentenced to Death for
sheep stealing Granted
a reprieve and given Life. Gaol &
Delivery Native Place, Kent.
Calling: Labourer. Age 23. Height:
Five feet, ten and a half inches.
Complexion: Fair/Pale. Hair:
Light Brown. Eyes: Hazel.
Deported from England in 1815 on the ship “Atlas 3”. Sailed from Portsmouth 22nd Jan
1816. Arrived in Australia 29th
Jul 1816. Permission to marry at St.
John’s, C of E, Parramatta 7th Jan 1822 - Elizabeth Tilliving. Chittenden Thomas Death
1872. Age 79 Wagga Wagga. NSW Ref No: 7003 Tilliving Elizabeth
Marriage 1822 Parramatta,
NSW. Ref No: V18221095 147B Australian Convict Records:
1820 Mar 23rd Colonial
Secretary Records Treliving
Elizabeth, per “Lord Wellington” from UK via Ireland . Arrived Sydney 20th
Jan 1820. Devon
Assizes. Term Seven Years. Servant. Age 23. 1820-21.
Bound Indents. Listed as Tillevan. On
list of prosiners to be sent to Newcastle, NSW, per
“Lady Nelson”. Seven years general
servitude 1822 Jan 7th.
Permission to marry at St. John’s, C of E Church, Parramatta. Elizabeth Tilliving
and Thomas Chittenden. Elizabeth died 27th
April 1834, Age 37. Note:
Elizabeth Treleaven, baptism 1797, England ??? In 1925
Thomas Chittenden’s sentenced was reduced by
Governor Brisbane prior to his resignation
Ports Herald, Sat. 26th Aug 1826 p. 3 col
4) “The following convicts were on Saturday removed from the Gaol at
Maidstone and put on board the “Granada” at Woolwich for transportation,
viz: Sophia Archer, Eliza Archer,
Isabelle Smith and Sarah Ludlow for life, and Elizabeth Welch for 7 years”.
(Cinque Ports Herald 30.9.1826.) “Andromeda” convict ship being complete and
having received on board a guard of 30 men of the 9th Foot will go down the
river tomorrow to receive male convicts at Woolworth.” Kentish Gazette 25th Jul 1815
p 3, col 4:
“Kent Summer Assizes. Before
Lord Chief Justice Ellenborough and Sir Simon Le Blanc, knight. “A Calender of the Prisoners” includes the
following: Thomas Chittenden, 22, and
Samuel Hornsblow, 19, for stealing at Higham, one fat wether sheep, the property of Joseph Soloman.” (6 people and their cases were listed) and (at
end of list it stated): “Death - reprieved.”
p4 - back page, of same newspaper):
“The Assizes for this county terminated on Friday last when 8 convicts
received sentences of death but were all reprieved before the Judges left Maidstone. A calender of the whole of the
prisoners, with a concluding report of their trials, are given in the
preceding pages.” Kentish Gazette 1st
Sep 1815, back page, under “Canterbury”: (ie local
news) “Early on Tuesday morning last,
were removed from His Majesty’s Gaol at Maidstone, under a strong guard, and
put on board the “Retribution” Hulk, at Sheerness for transportation, the
following convicts: viz: John
Walter. William Sells. James Petts. James Legg. James Gulden. Thomas Chittenden. Samuel Hornsblow. James Williams. John Ashdown. Robert Robertson. William Newstead. William Church. William Johnstone. James Golding.”