BIDDLE Horatio

Name Horatio BIDDLE
Country Of Origin England
Born 1820
Died 1864
Birth/Baptism Born 28 August 1820, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Bapt. 18 September 1820, St Phillips, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Parents George (clockmaker) and Elizabeth Biddle (formerly Martin)
Apprenticeship Most likely with his father, George Biddle
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
Corner of Wellington and Elizabeth Streets, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 8 April 1859, Baptist Chapel, York Street, Launceston, to Emma Middum
Trial 29 March 1845, Lent Assizes, Warwick, Warwickshire
Sentence Ten years transportation for burglary
Arrival 8 January 1846, Norfolk Island.

19 May 1847, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the convict ship, Mayda.

Police Number 18290
Convict Assignment Known convict assignments:
William Cole, Liverpool Street, Hobart
Ellis Casper, Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Ticket of Leave December 1850, revoked 1853, reissued 1854
Conditional Pardon
Other August 1850: Charged with stealing three watches, the property of William Cole.

1851: Business partnership with watchmaker and engraver Thomas Robinson in Launceston (Robinson and Biddle) – advertised as chronometer, watch and clockmakers, copperplate printers, engravers, and jewellers.

May 1856: Charged with stealing a watch he had in his possession to repair.

October 1862: Sentenced to 12 months gaol for illegally pawning a watch.

Death 10 June 1864, Launceston.
Cause of death recorded: decline
TAHO: CON33/1/79, CON17/1/2, RGD37/1/18 no511 Marriage 1859, RGD 33/1/42 no281 Birth 1864, RGD35/1/33 no644 Death 1864.
Web: Ancestry: England, Select Births & Christenings 1820; 1841 England Census.
Hobarton Guardian or True Friend of Tasmania 28 August 1850; Cornwall Chronicle 28 December 1850, 12 April 1851, 18 February 1854, 31 May 1856; The Examiner (Launceston) 31 May 1856, 10 September 1863.