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Joshua Edmondson, one of 60 convicts transported on the Eliza, 12 December 1849
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Edmundson, John Harrison
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York. Bradford Quarter Sessions
12th December, 1849
30th April, 1850
|Place of arrival
||Norfolk Island and Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 59 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 112. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON37-1-6,394,46,L,80
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 30th August, 2013 wrote:
Joshua Edmondson/Edmundson (proper name recorded as John Harrison) was convicted for stealing boots, at Bradford. 7yr sentence. Transported to Norfolk Island on the ‘Eliza’ arriving 03/04/1850.
Woolcomber, aged 27yrs; 5’7”; Roman Catholic; read & write; single; native place - Shepton.
Father - Peter
Mother - Jane
Siblings - Peter, Robert, Mary & Jane
Norfolk Island 1850. Note in 1851 he was in hospital, lunatic asylum.
Also at Port Arthur, Van Diemen’s Land.
Certificate of Freedom 18/10/1852.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 30th August, 2013 made the following changes:
source, alias1, alias2, date of birth 1827, gender, occupation, crime