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Edward Bell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Bell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 1858
Age: 46 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elphinstone
Departure date: 8th September, 1838
Arrival date: 29th December, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 68 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Prisons Register 1790-1924
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Community Contributions

Frances Myles on 10th January, 2019 wrote:

Convicted of “Receiving stolen money”.
Born Queens County, Ireland 1812
Married- 2 children Unknown boy and Eliza Bell
2 Children born Maitland-Rebecca m. Field and Edward Bell with spouse Sarah BROMHEAD.
Died Muswellbrook 1858 from head injury following a fall from a horse.
20 years in the colony of NSW

Convict Changes History

Frances Myles on 10th January, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Prisons Register 1790-1924 (prev. ), firstname: Edward, surname: Bell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1812, date of death: 1858, gender: m, occupation, crime

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