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John Edgecock

John Edgecock, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Edgecock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Chester Pleas of Crownmote
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 8th September, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 367 (185)
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 June, 2018 wrote:

2/11/1827 Chester Chronicle Cheshire, England:
Chester Michaelmas Sessions,
JOHN EDGECOCK, aged 40, of Labbry, Shropshire, was indicted for stealing on the 3rd of October, from field on the Sands, a gelding, the property of Mr. R. Walton, grocer, of this city. Edgecock, when arraigned pleaded guilty.

1834: TOL Seven Hills
10/11/1842: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th June, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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