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Edward Wilson Hodgson

Edward Wilson Hodgson, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Wilson Hodgson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Farmer & gardener's labourer
Date of Death: 1849
Age: 55 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: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Westmoreland Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: William Miles
Departure date: 15th March, 1828
Arrival date: 29th July, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 352
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

Sally Steel on 13th April, 2015 wrote:

Worked under Mr McAdam on the Keswick road in Cumberland and became an overseer on the roads in Tasmania. TOL 1834, CP 1836, FP 1841 when he moved to Melbourne where he died in 1849.
His wife and 5 children joined him in 1830.
His eldest son William became a successful landowner and politician in Tasmania.

Convict Changes History

Sally Steel on 13th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1849 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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