James Layton, 17921828 (aged 36 years)

Name
James Layton
Given names
James
Surname
Layton
Name
James Leighton
Given names
James
Surname
Leighton
Birth about 1792

Immigration January 27, 1815 (aged 23 years)
Text:

James Layton, one of 200 convicts transported on the ship Marquis of Wellington, August 1814. Sentence details: Convicted at Middlesex Gaol Delivery for a term of 7 years on 20 October 1812. Vessel: Marquis of Wellington. Date of Departure: August 1814. Place of Arrival: New South Wales.

Citation details:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 18 September 2013), October 1812, trial of JAMES LEIGHTON (t18121028-124).

Text:

JAMES LEIGHTON, Theft > grand larceny, 28th October 1812. 965. JAMES LEIGHTON was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 10th of October, two coach glasses, value 3 l. the property of John Jones. JOHN JONES. I am a coach-maker. I only know that the glasses are mine. WILLIAM ROUND. On the 10th of October I was driving Mr. Jones's coach, and when I set off from my master's house. The glasses were safe, and as I was going along Charles-street I saw the coach door open. I saw nothing done to the coach. From information, I came up to the prisoner in Union-street. He had one glass with him. I saw another man before him with the other coach glass. EDWARD OBDELL . I am a watchman. I stopped the prisoner. He let the glass fall. I took it up, and another watchman stopped the man with the other glass. These are the two glasses. Round. They are Mr. Jones's glasses. The prisoner said nothing in his defence, nor called any witnesses to character. GUILTY, aged 20. Transported for Seven Years. First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.

Text:

The ship Marquis of Wellington arrived in the colony 27 Jan 1815

Religious marriageElizabeth WarbyView this family
1820 (aged 28 years)
Text:

V18202487 3/1820 LAYTON JAMES WARBY ELIZABETH CA V18202487 3A/1820 LAYTON JAMES WARBY ELIZABETH CA V182068 8/1820 LAYTON JAMES WARBY OR WARBEY ELIZABETH CA (Sydney, St Philips Church of England)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Eleanor Layton
about 1820 (aged 28 years)
Census 1822 (aged 30 years)
Text:

Layton, James, free by servitude, Marquis Wellington, 7 years, landholder at Liverppol Layton, Elizabeth, wife of above Layton,..., born in the colony, child of above

Birth of a son
#2
William Layton
1823 (aged 31 years)
Text:

Name: William Layton Birth Date: 1823 Father's name: James Layton Mother's name: Elizabeth Birth Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1823 Registration Place: Campbelltown, New South Wales Volume Number: V18236926 1B

Birth of a son
#3
James Layton
June 10, 1824 (aged 32 years)
Census 1825 (aged 33 years)
Citation details:

1825 muster

Text:

Layton, james, free by servitude, M. Wellington, 1815, 7 years, landholder and sawyer, Campbleton

Death February 23, 1828 (aged 36 years)
Family with Elizabeth Warby
himself
17921828
Birth: about 1792
Death: February 23, 1828New South Wales, Australia
wife
18021894
Birth: September 30, 1802 35 22Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1894Albury, South West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: 1820Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
12 months
daughter
18201904
Birth: about 1820 28 17New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1904Albury, South West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
1823
Birth: 1823 31 20Campbelltown, South Coast and Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
18 months
son
18241867
Birth: June 10, 1824 32 21Campbelltown, South Coast and Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 23, 1867Albury, South West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia
James Kiernan + Elizabeth Warby
partner’s partner
wife
18021894
Birth: September 30, 1802 35 22Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1894Albury, South West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: between 1828 and 1829Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
BirthCalculated from age at conviction
ImmigrationState Library of Queensland. Convict Transportation Registers Database 1787-1867 [database on-line].
Text:

James Layton, one of 200 convicts transported on the ship Marquis of Wellington, August 1814. Sentence details: Convicted at Middlesex Gaol Delivery for a term of 7 years on 20 October 1812. Vessel: Marquis of Wellington. Date of Departure: August 1814. Place of Arrival: New South Wales.

ImmigrationUniversity of Sheffield. Humanities Research Institute. The Proceedings of the Old Bailey: London's Central Criminal Court, 1674 to 1913. [database on-line]. Sheffield: the Institute, 2003-2008
Citation details:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 18 September 2013), October 1812, trial of JAMES LEIGHTON (t18121028-124).

Text:

JAMES LEIGHTON, Theft > grand larceny, 28th October 1812. 965. JAMES LEIGHTON was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 10th of October, two coach glasses, value 3 l. the property of John Jones. JOHN JONES. I am a coach-maker. I only know that the glasses are mine. WILLIAM ROUND. On the 10th of October I was driving Mr. Jones's coach, and when I set off from my master's house. The glasses were safe, and as I was going along Charles-street I saw the coach door open. I saw nothing done to the coach. From information, I came up to the prisoner in Union-street. He had one glass with him. I saw another man before him with the other coach glass. EDWARD OBDELL . I am a watchman. I stopped the prisoner. He let the glass fall. I took it up, and another watchman stopped the man with the other glass. These are the two glasses. Round. They are Mr. Jones's glasses. The prisoner said nothing in his defence, nor called any witnesses to character. GUILTY, aged 20. Transported for Seven Years. First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.

ImmigrationBateson, Charles. The convict ships 1787-1868. 2nd ed. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd., 1985 ie 1969
Text:

The ship Marquis of Wellington arrived in the colony 27 Jan 1815

MarriageNew South Wales. Department of Justice and Attorney General. NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages. [data-base on-line]. Sydney: the Registry.
Text:

V18202487 3/1820 LAYTON JAMES WARBY ELIZABETH CA V18202487 3A/1820 LAYTON JAMES WARBY ELIZABETH CA V182068 8/1820 LAYTON JAMES WARBY OR WARBEY ELIZABETH CA (Sydney, St Philips Church of England)

CensusBaxter, Carol, ed. General Muster and land and stock muster of New South Wales 1822. Sydney: Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record in association with the Society of Australian Genealogists, 1988
Text:

Layton, James, free by servitude, Marquis Wellington, 7 years, landholder at Liverppol Layton, Elizabeth, wife of above Layton,..., born in the colony, child of above

CensusAncestry.com. New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Citation details:

1825 muster

Text:

Layton, james, free by servitude, M. Wellington, 1815, 7 years, landholder and sawyer, Campbleton

DeathRootsWeb. WorldConnect [database on-line]. Ancestry.com, 2009
SourceMonaro pioneers. [database on-line].
Note: www.monaropioneers.com