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Edward Green

Edward Green, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Green
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1815
Arrival date: 30th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 241 (122)
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 24th April, 2019 wrote:

Sheep Stealing. Whereas on Saturday night, or Sunday morning last, was stolen from a field, near Kemble in the county of Wilts. A fat Sheep, my property. And whereas Stephen Foster and Edward Green, both of Keynes, in the said county, labourers, are suspected of having stolen the said sheep, and have, under the charge thereof, absconded: Now I hereby reward any person which will apprehend either of the said persons. Twenty guineas for the apprehension of both of them, such sums respectively paid on his or their conviction. The said Stephen Foster is a Derbyshire man, of dark complexion, stout made, about 5 feet 8 inches high, has lost a thumb from the first joint of the right hand, is marked under one of his eyes, and has been used to work at jobs and sometimes on canals. - the said Edward Green is about 28 years of age, about 5 feet 9 inches high, of fair complexion, rather thin, and has lost the middle finger from the second joint of his left hand, - Charles Stevens, Siddington, near Cirencester, Jan 24, 1815.
Salisbury Journal, 30 Jan & 6 Feb 1815

Edward Green was sentenced to death, but his sentence was commuted to Trasnportation for life.

Salisbury.  The business at our Assizes commenced last Monday, and terminated on Thursday. Mr Justice Graham presided in the Crown Court; and the following prisoners were tried and received sentences as under: Sarah White, for wilfully and maliciously setting fire to a dwelling-house at Broad Hinton; Levi Chivers, for stealing 145 sheep and lambs, the property of various persons;  Jacob Martin for stealing divers goods from the dwelling-house of Richard Pile; and John Hinton, for stealing wearing apparel belonging to Wm. Want, Sutton Veney; Peter Michell, for breaking open the boxes of Mary Alderwich and stealing money therefrom; Thomas Candal for burglariously entering the dwelling-house of Stephen King, and stealing money therein; Thos. Best, for stealing a gold watch from the house of Thos. Cole, his property; Edw. Green, for stealing a wether sheep belonging to Charles Stephens: Stephen Foster, for stealing a ewe sheep, belonging to Charles Stephens; and Robert Hull, for stealing a fat wether sheep belonging to R. Champernowne, of Colerne; received sentence of death. All but the first two named prisoners, Sarah White and Levi Chivers, have been reprieved. - Wm Shearman, for stealing wool from the workshops of Thos. Tugwell, and James Ledyard, for a felony, to be transported for seven years.
Salisbury Journal, 20 Mar 1815

He was one of ten prisoners received in the prison Hulk from Fisherton Gaol on 24 May 1815. His age was 28, and he was convicted at New Sarum 11 March 1815.
National Archives, HO-9-8-2 page 22.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 9th August, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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