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Edmund Brown

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edmund Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Hairdresser
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Ireland, Kerry
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hive
Departure date: 24th August, 1835
Arrival date: 10th December, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 35 other convicts


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Community Contributions

greg petersen on 30th April, 2017 wrote:

Native of Kerry, Ireland, occupation listed as “Hairdresser” Single. 18th March 1835, tried for Assault & Robbery at Kerry & sentenced to 7 years transportation.

greg petersen on 30th April, 2017 wrote:

He was transported on the ship “Hive”  The ship ran aground during the night of 10th December 1835, on the central part of Bherwerre Beach, Wreck Bay (south of present day Jervis Bay). The Captain John Nutting was in bed drunk & asleep at the time of the incident. Earlier he was reported to have said to his officers when they had shown concern regarding sailing directions set for the night, “One person is sufficient to navigate the ship!”.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 30th April, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi?requestType=Search&ship=Hive (2) [1835] http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/MaritimeHeritage/researchcentre/wreckhive.htm http://www.jenwilletts.com/sea

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