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Edward Brunton

Edward Brunton, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Brunton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: 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
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.

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Community Contributions

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:

source, gender

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