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Edward Kitson, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 526
||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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D Wong on 16th February, 2019 wrote:
4/4/1828 Cambridge Chronicle and Journal Cambridgeshire, England:
Sentence of death was recorded against William King and Edward Kitson, for stealing goods in a shop at Woodbridge.
No ship found for William King.
Edward Kitson was 28 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Stratford.
Edward was illiterate, married with 4 children, 5’1” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair and eyes.
Assigned to David Leighton at Darling Mills.
1837: TOL Windsor.
1846: Recommended for a 1st class CP
1855: NSW BDM - Edward Kitson died, aged 56. No district given.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 16th February, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1856 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime