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Edward Harvey

Edward Harvey, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 12 May 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Harvey
Aliases: Mapping
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Silkwinder
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 Life

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Notts. Town Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 12th May, 1835
Arrival date: 28th August, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 281 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 60
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 22nd June, 2019 wrote:

Real name Edward Harvey.

Edward was listed as 22 years old on arrival.
Place of Birth: Nottingham.

Transported for “stealing from the person 2 half crowns”.

Edward was 5’5½” tall, fresh freckled complexion, dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes, stout made.

Occupation: Carter/Silk twister.

Used the alias ‘Mapping’ when previously facing charges of street robbery and another for stealing meat, twice for disorderly conduct - Fined and discharged.

17/9/1844: Had a TOL - misconduct being absent from Launceston without a pass, 21 days hard labour.

July, 1841: A fire broke out in the premises of Mrs. Little, kCharles Street, Launceston - received a Ticket of leave, 22/9/1843 and recommended for a CP on 8/10/1844.

22/7/1843: Martha Harvey born to Edward Harvey ad Mary McGrath in Launceston.

9/8/1843: Permission to marry: Mary Magrath (free).

9/8/1843: Married at Launceston.
1843: Martha
2/2/1845: Alfred born Launceston

This death of Edward Harvey is listed on the ‘Founders and Survivors’ website:
14/5/1867: Edward Harvey, aged 52, died at Encounter Bay, South Australia.  (SA BDM).
This Edward Harvey was a farmer at Encounter Bay. No mention of his family in the Inquest of his death in the newspapers.

Edward and Martha left Launceston to Port Phillip 17/4/1846.

Convict Changes History

Robert Bates on 21st June, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: (alias)mapping (prev. Mapping (Alias)), gender: m, occupation

Robert Bates on 21st June, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Mapping (prev. (alias)mapping)

D Wong on 22nd June, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), crime

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