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James Edwards, one of 180 convicts transported on the Medina, 19 April 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
19th April, 1825
14th September, 1825
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 179 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 268
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th June, 2021 wrote:
Burials in the Parish of Hobart Town in the County of Buckingham in the Year 1826
Name; James Edwards
When buried; 1826, 15 September
Age; No details
Ship’s Name; No details
Quality or profession. EXECUTED; for Bushranging and Robbery
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; W Bedford
James Edwards - 15 September 1826 - Hanged at Hobart for absconding into the woods and robbing William Holdship at Browns River
No; 161. Ship; Medina - 1825. Trial; Middlesex - 22 May 1822. Sentence; Life.
Transported for stealing 4 Copper Plates. Single
Colonial Trial; 12 April 1826 - Sentence; Death.
Noted against name; Executed - 15 September 1826
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th June, 2021 made the following changes:
date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime