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John Edwards

John Edwards, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Edwards
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hibernia
Departure date: 20th November, 1818
Arrival date: 11th May, 1819
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 113 (58)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th May, 2021 wrote:

1826 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
No; 48
Name; John Edwards ** 2 by same name **
Ship; Hibernia
Remarks; Public Works

1823 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1823
No; 48. Middlesex. Live. Assigned; W J Cockerell.

1835 - Tasmania, Australia, Convict Court and Selected Records.
No; 48. Name; John Edwards.
Age; 35 - 1835 [1800]
Native Place; London
Trade or calling; Blacksmith. Trial where & Date; Middlesex. Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 6 1/2 in
Eyes; Blue
Hair; Lt. Brown

1835 - 28 May. Ticket of Leave. No; 48. John Edwards.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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