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Edward Ford, one of 300 convicts transported on the Lady Castlereagh, December 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||23rd December, 1848
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 399 (201)
||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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pauline ford on 18th June, 2016 wrote:
Sorry I haven’t got particulars but believe he got a 39/463 district Invemein… ticket of leave 47/147 reel 960 District of musellbrook died 1848. drowned fishing district parish scone. hope it helps
D Wong on 19th June, 2016 wrote:
Edward Ford was 23 years old when convicted of ‘Burglary’ at Wigan.
The Lady Castlereagh 1818: Landed 39 prisoners at Sydney then went on to Hobart.
Edward Ford was landed in Sydney.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
FORD, Edward. Per “Lady Castlereagh”, 1818
1818 Jul 17: On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6006 4/3498 p.302)
1818 Aug: On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.67)
1822 Jun 4: On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6009, 4/3505 p.377; Reel 6019, 4/3864 pp.360-1)
1825 Feb 12: On list of convicts transported to Port Macquarie per “Amity” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.498-9)
1828 Census: Prisoner’s Barracks
23/4/1839: TOL Invermein.
20/1/1846: Plasterer – Admitted to Newcastle Gaol from Maitland. Sent to Hyde Park Barracks.
1847: TOL Muswellbrook.
23/12/1848: Convict Death Register: Drowned while fishing in the Hunter – Scone.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 19th June, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd December, 1848 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime