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Richard Edwards

Richard Edwards, one of 215 convicts transported on the Royal George, 25 June 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Edwards
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Labourer
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 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 25th June, 1830
Arrival date*: 25th February, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 214 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 399 (202). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

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.

Clear Conduct Record

Convict Changes History

Colin Lyons on 4th February, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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

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