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Edward Drew

Edward Drew, one of 310 convicts transported on the Mangles, 24 April 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Drew
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Cornwall, Falmouth Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 24th April, 1835
Arrival date: 1st August, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 309 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 39 (21)
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

D Wong on 15th December, 2013 wrote:

Edward Drew was 16 years old when convicted along with Robert Roberts (also onboard Mangles) for stealing 2lbs of onions, the property of John Ellis.

Edward’s father was Daniel Drew, a baker, and he had 5 other children.

Edward was 5’1” tall, Blue eyes, brown hair, brown complexion, could read and write a little, single protestant, brown mole on right side of neck.

1835: Public Works

19/10/1846: Launceston to Portland Bay per “Minerva”, free by servitude.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th December, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1817, gender, occupation, crime

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