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William Edwards

William Edwards, one of 140 convicts transported on the Globe, September 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Edwards
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 17th April, 1864
Age: 69 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cambridge Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Globe
Departure date: September, 1818
Arrival date: 8th January, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 139 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 95 (49)
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

Denis Pember on 16th March, 2017 wrote:

In the colony, William married Sophia Andlezark 11th June 1833 at St John’s, Parramatta.
Sophia was the daughter of Thomas Andlezark (Convict, 1802, “Perseus”) and his wife Anna.
William and Sophia had 7 children between 1830 and 1848.

After William died in 1864, Sophia married again in 1871, to Thomas Shaw (Convict, 1829, “John”).

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 16th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th April, 1864 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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