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Edmund Eayres, one of 216 convicts transported on the Stakesby, 20 May 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th February, 1845
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 115 (59)
||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 24th January, 2013 wrote:
Edmund was 17 years old when indicted for stealing 3 sovereigns, a half-sovereign and a silver watch from the premises of W Bright at Winwick. (W. Bright must have been his grandfather, as his indent states he was transported for stealing money from his grandfather).
Edmund was 5’1” tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes, and was single.
1833: Assigned to Mr Woolley.
1835: Transported to Port Arthur for embezzling one spanish dollar, value 4/4d.
1842: Married Mary Mitson (free). They had twin boys, but one of them died.
25/2/1845: Edmund died at H.M. Colonial Hospital, Launceston.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 24th January, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, alias2, date of birth 1817, date of death 25th February, 1845, gender, occupation, crime