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Edward Canham, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 526
||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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D Wong on 17th February, 2019 wrote:
4/4/1828 Cambridge Chronicle and Journal Cambridgeshire, England:
Edward Canham, for stealing a mare from the field of Mr. John Lown, of Screveton, Notts.
Edward Canham was 34 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Suffolk.
Edward was illiterate, married-no children listed, 5’7½” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, several small marks at right side of chin.
Assigned to W. Cape, Brisbane Waters.
1837: TOL Brisbane Water.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 17th February, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime