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Benjamin Edye, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Edge, Benjamin Thompson Edye
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||25th December, 1816
|Date of Death:
||17th November, 1887
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 265 (135)
||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, 2013 wrote:
Benjamin was 21 years old when convicted of stealing a handkerchief 5s., 6 shillings, 3 sixpences and 1 £5 bank note, the goods, monies and property of James Brooks, a Butcher, from his person. (Tried under “Edge”).
1837: At Hyde Park Barracks.
1841: TOL. Carcoar
27/6/1854: Married Mary (Watson) Mahoney (1826-14/12/1876) they had 11 children, 4 were born before they married.
Benjamin worked as a hairdresser and perfumer and later as a saddler in Bathurst.
17/11/1887: Benjamin died at Bathurst, aged 70.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd October, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, alias2, date of birth 25th December, 1816, date of death 17th November, 1887, gender, occupation, crime