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Alfred Gilding

Alfred Gilding, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 05 July 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alfred Gilding
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Caledonia
Departure date: 5th July, 1820
Arrival date: 17th November, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 337 (170)
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

Anne Hebden on 4th April, 2014 wrote:

Left behind in England a wife Mary and two children, Elizabeth and Thomas. He stole a leather bound notebook and a hawkers licence and was sentenced to death. They were very poor and dependant on parish aid and both Alfred and Mary along with the children spent time in the workhouse.

Convict Changes History

Anne Hebden on 4th April, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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