Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Edward Aldridge

Edward Aldridge, one of 174 convicts transported on the Fanny, 25 August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Aldridge
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1776
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Fanny
Departure date: 25th August, 1815
Arrival date: 18th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 174 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 223 (113)
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 Aldridge 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 Aldridge?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 11th April, 2020 wrote:

Sydney Gazette, 13 July 1827.
HIS EXCELLENCY the Governor has been pleased; to approve of the following Appointments -in the Police of the Colony.
Sydney. - Edward Aldridge, per Fanny, from the 16th June, 1827 ;

D Wong on 12th April, 2020 wrote:

Kentish Gazette Kent, England
21 Mar 1815:
Edward Aldridge, 39, for stealing in the dwelling-house of John Perry, Gravesend, several tubs containing five cwt. of butter.

Edward Aldridge was listed as 39 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Middlesex.

Edward was 5’2½” tall, sallow complexion, black to grey hair, grey eyes, pockpitted.

17/3/1820: Sydney gaol.

28/11/1821: CP

13/7/1827 Sydney Gazette:
Sydney. - Edward Aldridge, per Fanny,
from the 16th June, 1827.
30/7/1828: Resigned.

16/3/1829: COF

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 11th April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 12th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1776 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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