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Edward Gates

Edward Gates, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sarah, 22 August 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Gates
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Coach builder
Date of Death: 1897
Age: 90 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Sarah
Departure date: 22nd August, 1829
Arrival date: 27th December, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 189 (97)
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

Steve W Johnson on 12th March, 2012 wrote:

Arrived Port Jackson 7 December 1829
Married Nancy Jane MILLS 28 July 1839 Kelso NSW
I have a little more so please email me.

Ruth Wallace on 30th May, 2015 wrote:

married Nancy Mills born 1824 in 1839

Convict Changes History

Steve W Johnson on 12th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1807-00-00, date of death 1897-00-00, gender m

Ruth Wallace on 30th May, 2015 made the following changes:


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