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Edward (the Younger) Cushing
Edward Cushing (The younger), one of 216 convicts transported on the Lotus, 20 December 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Edward (the Younger) Cushing
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 511 (256)
||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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greg petersen on 15th March, 2017 wrote:
conduct record : Transported for stealing corn
Hulk report: (illegible)
Gaol report: Convicted before, married 1 child wife Ester at Windham, Middlesex
Trade: Farm labourer & shepherd
Height w/out shoes: 5’5”
Hair: reddish brown
Forehead: m h
Eyebrows: ? Brown
Assigned to Thomas Archer, retired magistrate at Woolmers estate, Longford.
Sept 14th 1833 Thos. Archer/ neglect of duty & disobedience of orders Reprimanded
Sept 26th 1833 repeated neglect of duty & insolence to his master 50 lashes
On 1 September 1836 Thomas Archer again took assignee Edward Cushing before the Longford magistrate charged with allowing a number of ewes to get into a paddock with rams of a different breed, with obvious results. Charge against 15 14 Edward Cushing, per Lotus, 1 September 1836, LC 362/3. Cushing received 36 lashes for this offence.
Convict Changes History
greg petersen on 15th March, 2017 made the following changes:
firstname: Edward (the Younger) (prev. Edward (The younger)), date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime