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Edward Harrison

Edward Harrison, one of 184 convicts transported on the Nithsdale, 26 December 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Harrison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1782
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 57 years

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: Forgery
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Nithsdale
Departure date: 26th December, 1829
Arrival date: 12th May, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 275 (140)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; Edward Harrison
Ship; Nithsdale
Indent No; 142
Age;  48 Est birth Year; 1782
Read & Write;
Married; 12 children
Religion; Protestant
Native Place; Lincoln
Calling; Baker and In-keeper
Offence; Forging Bill
Date of Trial: York. 1 Aug 1829.
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft.  3 3/4 in
Complexion; Dark Ruddy, P. Pitted
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Brown
Assigned. Mess 57th Reg.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd November, 2020 wrote:

DIED; Sydney Hospital February 1839** No Convict Indent ***

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1782 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000)

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