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Richard Edwards, one of 215 convicts transported on the Royal George, 25 June 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
* Arrival date is estimated
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 399 (202). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Colin Lyons on 4th February, 2012 wrote:
Rihard Edwards was an alias. Real name Abraham Charles Flower
Nell Murphy on 29th June, 2016 wrote:
Richard Edwards was convicted at Middlesex, London on 26 Oct 1826 for Larceny. 7yr sentence. Gaol Report. Hulk Report - repeatedly ironed for periods and known to have had a knife in his hand on the day of the stabbing of W. Pickthorn and others and a leader in all tussles and contemptuous and mutinous behaviour. A clerk to the gang of the Penitentiary Prisoners.
Married, wife at Westminster.
Aged 25yrs; labourer & lighterman.
Native place - Leominster, Herefordshire.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Royal George’ 1830.
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Convict Changes History
Colin Lyons on 4th February, 2012 made the following changes:
Nell Murphy on 29th June, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 399 (202). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 399 (2