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Edward Coningsby

Edward Coningsby, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 19 June 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Coningsby
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 25th November, 1875
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Caledonia
Departure date: 19th June, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 171 (86)
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

Robert Monaghan on 25th September, 2012 wrote:

Originally sentenced to death, but commuted to life then transportation.
Married Frances Waddell (AKA Privett), a fellow convict, in 1839.
Applied for grant of land at Launceston, but refused. Frances granted the land instead.
Assigned as convict assistant to Mr J Whitechurch at Evandale in 1823, where he stayed until about 1830.
Ticket-of-leave by 1833.
Conditional pardon 12 Oct 1835.
Pardoned 1840.

Convict Changes History

Robert Monaghan on 25th September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 25th November, 1875, crime

James Ward on 26th January, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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