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Thomas Edwards, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 162
||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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D Wong on 23rd October, 2018 wrote:
Thomas Edwards was 55 years old on arrival ; native place: Montgomeryshire.
Thomas was transported for ‘Stealing cheese’.
Thomas could read, was protestant, single, 5’5¼” tall, dark sallow complexion, dark brown to grey had, hazel grey eyes, breast hairy, two scars back of middle finger of left hand.
1845: TOL Port Macquarie.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime