Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Edward Abbott

Edward Abbott, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Abbott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 19th September, 1866
Age: 66 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 11th June, 1831
Arrival date: 19th October, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 278 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 117 (61). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Edward Abbott was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Edward Abbott?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 28th April, 2017 wrote:

Edward ABBOTT was convicted at Liverpool, Lancaster, England on 5 Jan 1831 for stealing money. Previous conviction and bad connections. 14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Larkins’ arriving 19 Oct 1831.

Single man; labourer; aged 31yrs; 5’5 3/4”.
Native place of birth: Blackburn, Lancaster, England.

Assigned to work service.
Had obtained his Ticket of Leave by 1837.
April 1837: charged with stealing. 12mths Probation and deprived of Ticket of Leave.
Original term of transportation extended by 3 yrs.
Further records of misconduct and punishments.
5 Jan 1848: Free Certificate issued.

Further charges in 1849 & 1851 at Hobart.
1849: Sent to Tunbridge and then Port Arthur Penal settlement. 15 Aug 1850 Free.

19 Sept 1866: Died, at the general hospital Hobart. Cause - pneumonia. Born Lancashire. Age given as 69yrs.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 28th April, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 117 (61). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au