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Edward Johnson, one of 230 convicts transported on the England, 06 June 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||27th October, 1888
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 77 (41). NSW State Archives, COF Butts (NRS 12210)
||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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Courtney on 17th January, 2019 wrote:
Wife: Ellen Jane Wright
Iris Dunne on 17th January, 2019 wrote:
Certificate of Freedom No. 43/323 dated 22 February 1843, Prisoner No. 35/2226 or 2220, Trade: Labourer, Tried 7 March 1835, Offence Stealing Trousers, Year of Birth 1817
Maureen Withey on 8th November, 2019 wrote:
During the week, the following convicts have been removed from our county gaol, at at Fisherton Anger, and put on board the Leviathan hulk, in Portsmouth harbour, in order for transportation; namely, Jonas Backhouse, horse-stealing; Charles King, Enoch Heaven, sheep-stealing; Daniel Sprowles, stealing a pewter jug and basin, life.—John Telling, stealing hay; Edward Johnson, stealing trousers; George Hitchins, receiving stolen property; George Fisher and Thomas Squire, poaching in the night —seven years each.—Also George Carty convicted at the Lent Assizes, 1834, for house-breaking, and sentenced to one year’s imprisonment to hard labour, and and then to be transported for life.
Salisbury Journal, 6 Apr 1835
Convict Changes History
Courtney on 17th January, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th October, 1888 (prev. 0000), gender: m
Iris Dunne on 17th January, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 77 (41). NSW State Archives, COF Butts (NRS 12210) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Nu