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Edward Irwin

Edward Irwin, one of 176 convicts transported on the Mary, 28 August 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Irwin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 28th August, 1821
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 100
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 9th April, 2022 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

IRWIN, Edward. Per “Mary”, 1822
1822 Jan 28
On list of convicts landed from the “Mary” and forwarded to Airds for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.359)
1822 Jul 30
On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.2, 364-5)


List of Eleven prisoners transported to Port Macquarie on board H.M. C. Brig Lady Nelson, and their sentences, 30 July 1822.

Edward Irwin, Labourer, per Mary (2),  convicted by the Bench at Parramatta, 23 July 1822, 3 years, Original conviction, Warwick, 31 Mar 1821, 7 years.


Public Notice
The undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom during the last Week; viz.
Mary (2) … Edward Irwin.
Sydney Gazette, 16 July 1828.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 9th April, 2022 made the following changes:

gender: m

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