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Edward Gallaher

Edward Gallaher, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Gallaher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Rape
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ann or Anne
Departure date: August, 1809
Arrival date: 27th February, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 425 (212)
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

Maureen Withey on 10th November, 2021 wrote:

Lent Assizes Maidstone.
Edward Gallaher, 21, James Ughlohhan, 19, Edward Gaynor, 22, for having in the city of Rochester, feloniously ravished Catherine Oakeshott, — and also with having stolen from the said Catherine Oakeshott, a black beaver hat.
Kentish Gazette, 31 March 1809.


Thursday se’ennight the following Convicts were removed from the County Gaol, Maidstone, under a strong guard to Portsmouth, and there put board the Hulks, and to remain till a Transport is prepared for their conveyance to New South Wales, viz. Edward Gallaher, James Ughlohhan, John Skynner, Edward Gaynor, John Mackey, David Brown alias George Busbridge, John Fullager, John Cole, George Smith, James Pettilt, James Gore, Jeremiah Bever, Samuel Dykes, John Norris, Dennis Collins, Thomas Litton, and William Baker. 
Kentish Weekly Post, 12 May 1809.


Tasmanian Records.
List of Individuals resident in Van Diemens Land and their details, taken from the Indents of their respective ships. Date of document: 30 July 1829.
Edward Gallaher, No 258? Anne 2, Clark, 1810, Tried at Kent Ass, 27 Mar 1809, Life.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th November, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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