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David Edmunds

David Edmunds, one of 224 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsay, 22 July 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Edmunds
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Gentleman's servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Monmouth Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Strathfieldsay
Departure date: 22nd July, 1831
Arrival date: 15th November, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 223 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries, Description (CON18-1-19, Image 19)& Conduct Record (CON31-1-11, Image 127). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 165 (85)
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

Michael Bateman on 26th February, 2019 wrote:

He was an accomplice with William Morgan Lucas and Isaac Pritchard when they robbed a weaver of a silver watch and 23 shillings in silver. All three were sent to Van Diemens Land on The Strathfieldsay.

Iris Dunne on 26th February, 2019 wrote:

Conduct Record: Tried 26 March 1831, Transported for Highway Robbery, Single
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-11$init=CON31-1-11p127

Description List: Aged 21, Trade: Gents Serv.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON18-1-19$init=CON18-1-19p19

Convict Changes History

Michael Bateman on 26th February, 2019 made the following changes:

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Iris Dunne on 26th February, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries, Description (CON18-1-19, Image 19)& Conduct Record (CON31-1-11, Image 127). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 165 (85) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Micr

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