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Edward Johnson

Edward Johnson, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 12 July 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Johnson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Nugent
Departure date: 12th July, 1836
Arrival date: 12th November, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 286 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 306
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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Anonymous on 25th May, 2011 wrote:

he was tried at Dorchester, dorset16 march1786

D Wong on 19th September, 2013 wrote:

Edward Johnson was 15 years old when he stole 1 till, 1s., and 14s., 1 6d., 12 pence and 24 half-pence, the monies of Joseph Chantler.

Edward was 17 years old on arrival, he had a scar inside left arm above elbow, dark hazel eyes, brown hair, was 5’6 1/4” tall, single, and a fresh complexion.

1842: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th September, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1819, gender, occupation, crime

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