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Edward Fleming

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Fleming
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Dorothy
Departure date: 5th May, 1820
Arrival date: 29th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849
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Community Contributions

Dianne Jones on 23rd June, 2020 wrote:

Crime: Felony of a silver watch (see NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849).

D Wong on 23rd June, 2020 wrote:

http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
Edward Fleming was listed as 19 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Kildare County.

Occupation: Shoemaker apprentice.

7/11/1821: Newcastle - On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per ‘Sally’.

18/3/1825: Newcastle - NSW Courts Magistrates, Newcastle Police Court: 1823-1825 (Ancestry)
Details: Hymy Franks, Edward Fleming and Thomas Hayes charged with drunkenness and disorderly conduct. The Chief Constable states….the prisoners were given in charge to me Isaac Elliott. They appeared to be intoxicated. Fleming is a very troublesome character…..Isaac Elliott states….Yesterday I saw Franks throw a large stone at my dog in the yard. It missed the dog but struck my wife on the knee and cut her severely. I seized Franks and in the scuffle, I may have torn his clothes. Hayes interfered and attempted to rescue Franks. Fleming rushed into my house during the disturbance and carried off the stone. The prisoners admit the correctness of Mr. Elliotts statement. Hymy Franks sentenced to 14 days in the gaol gang. Edward Fleming sentenced to 14 days in the gaol gang. Thomas Hayes sentenced to 7 days in the gaol gang.

30/4/1825: Newcastle - Edward Fleming and Charles Fagan assigned to Government service. Sentenced by the Commandant to 25 lashes for theft from a fellow prisoner.

26/12/1825: Newcastle - Deposition re murder of William Finnegan at Newcastle.

20/7/1826: COF - Listed as a shoemaker and carpenter, 24 years old, 5’5½” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, light grey eyes….Was sent to Newcastle 2/11/1821 for the remainder of his original sentence for stealing a watch.

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 23rd June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849 (prev. ), firstname: Edward, surname: Fleming, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: , occupation, crime

Dianne Jones on 23rd June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 23rd June, 2020 made the following changes:

term: 7 years, occupation

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