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Edmund Gardiner

Edmund Gardiner, one of 240 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 15 July 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edmund Gardiner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Larceny, before convicted of felony
Convicted at: Kent, Maidstone Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Marquis of Hastings
Departure date: 15th July, 1842
Arrival date: 7th November, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 240 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 142 Ancestry: England Select Births and Christenings 1838 - 1975
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

Kathrine Bolliger on 25th May, 2018 wrote:

Edmund was baptised at Yalding, Kent on 25 April 1824 to Meshach Gardiner and his wife Sarah Jones. His father was an agricultural labourer with at least 6 children. Edmund appears to have begun his criminal career at an early age and had been acquitted of felony on two occasions before being sentenced to imprisonment for 2 months at the Maidstone Quarter Sessions on 1 Jul 1841. On 6 Jan 1842 he was again tried for larceny and sentenced to 10 years transportation. He arrived in Tasmania 11 Jul 1842 and was assigned to William Morton, Westbury. On 12 Sep 1862 he may have travelled as an AB on the Alarm from Hobart to Sydney.

Convict Changes History

Kathrine Bolliger on 25th May, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 142 Ancestry: England Select Births and Christenings 1838 - 1975 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO

Iris Dunne on 26th May, 2018 made the following changes:

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