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Edward Burney, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 12 March 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 21 (12). Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON33-1-22, image 23)
||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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John Harper on 26th May, 2012 wrote:
Edward and his wife Ellen (nee Kavanagh)and their first seven children settled in Canterbury, New zealand in 1873 or 1874. By 1875 they were living at Hurunui where another three children were born. The part of Hurunui in which they lived was known from the early 1880s as Medbury. Ellen Burney died there 8 December 1894.
Tracy Rayner on 27th January, 2019 wrote:
Iris Dunne on 27th January, 2019 wrote:
Conduct Record: aged 19, Roman Catholic, can read and write, Tried 7 Feb 1842, transported for stealing a pair of boots, Trade: ? & Blacksmith
Convict Changes History
Tracy Rayner on 27th January, 2019 made the following changes:
date of death: 1899 (prev. 0000), crime
Iris Dunne on 27th January, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 21 (12). Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON33-1-22, image 23) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number