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Edwin Helliwell, one of 270 convicts transported on the Nile, 18 September 1857
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||5th June, 1829
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 249 (126)
||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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John Huthwaite on 11th April, 2018 wrote:
Edwin was christened at Leeds St Peters on 27 September 1829, the son of John & Matilda. John was a worker in the cloth industry. Edwin married Louisa Beck (1833-1905)and the couple had one child, Emily b 9 April 1851 but died and was buried in Leeds Becket Street cemetery on 11th September 1851 aged 6 months. Edwin had a previous conviction at Wakefield Quarter Sessions on 14 May 1849 for stealing pigeons and he was sentenced to 3 months in the house of correction with hard labour. Edwin’s wife Louisa subsequently married Bennett Cowlam in 1856
Convict Changes History
John Huthwaite on 11th April, 2018 made the following changes:
term: 7 years (prev. 99 years), alias1: Halliwell, date of birth: 5th June, 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime