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Edmund Gibbs

Edmund Gibbs, one of 236 convicts transported on the Hashemy, 02 December 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edmund Gibbs
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Suffolk Boro' of Bury St. Edmunds Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hashemy
Departure date: 2nd December, 1848
Arrival date: 9th June, 1849
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 238 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 372
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

D Wong on 20th June, 2018 wrote:

6/3/1847 The Ipswich Journal Suffolk, England:
Alfred Myson, John Pearson, Robert Hazlegrove, and Edmund Gibbs, by H, Le Grice and T. Robinson, Esqrs., charged with stealing two sacks of potatoes, of the value of one pound and upwards.

Edmund Gibbs was listed as as Exile - he was 24 years old.

1849: TOL Wellington.

30/4/1853 Freeman’s Journal, Sydney:
Edmund Gibbs and Joseph Harris, Hashemy, for being illegally absent from the muster of ticket-of-leave holders, held at Wellington, in January last.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th June, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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