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Edward Bury

Edward Bury, one of 156 convicts transported on the Arab, 03 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Bury
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1822
Age: 22 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Arab
Departure date: 3rd July, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 184
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 wrote:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, P.
Name; Edward Bury
Ship; Arab. V D L. 3 July 1822
Trial; Warwick Assizes
Date; 30 March 1822
Sentence; Life
Noted against name; DIED; on voyage.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st April, 2022 wrote:

1822 - Trial; 30 March 1822

1822 - 14 May. Received on board the prison hulk; Leviathan. Moored; Portsmouth
Age;  22 - born about 1800
Transported; 29 June 1822
Offence;  Highway Robbery

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1822 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st April, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), crime

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