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Edward Brunton, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
20th May, 1822
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 183 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 115 (59).
Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=8559
||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.
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 wrote:
Edward Brunton was convicted at Thetford, Norfolk on 24/03/1821 for sheep stealing - Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Phoenix’ in 1822.
Prison Report: bad connections.
Hulk Report: orderley.
Native Place: Norfolk, England.
Convict no. 8559.
12/12/1822: Disorderly in H.M. Gaol and disobedience of orders - Turnkey - to be fed bread & water 1 week.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 made the following changes: