Contribute to this record
Edward Armstrong, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 165 (84)
||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 Armstrong 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.
D Wong on 30th September, 2018 wrote:
Edward Armstrong was 20 years old on arrival - native place: Liverpool
Edward was illiterate, protestant, single, 5’2½” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair and eyes, eyebrows meeting, scar and pockpit on centre of forehead, mole on right side of neck, scar on right elbow, E x A inside left elbow, scar between the fore and middle fingers of left hand.
1846: TOL Braidwood
June 1847: TOL revoked for drunkenness - Braidwood Bench.
1848: TOL Yass
June 1851: TOL revoked
24/7/1854 Sydney Morning Herald:
Edward Armstrong, a convict, was brought up, charged with being illegally at large. He was sentenced, on the 22nd July, 1839, to 15 years’ transportation, and consequently would have been free this day, had he not absconded. He had been at large since May 31, 1851. Remanded until Monday Morning. No outcome found.
1855: TOL Scone
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 30th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime