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Edward Littlehales

Edward Littlehales, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Littlehales
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 9th July, 1786
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: 26th August, 1876
Age: 90 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Salop Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 29th March, 1824
Arrival date: 21st July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 133 (68): https://stors.tas.gov.au/SC195-1-58-7694
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

Karen Wolswinkel on 12th June, 2016 wrote:

Inquest on death: dated 28 August 1876. “the said Edward Littlehales on the 26th day of August in the year aforesaid did suddenly die from disease of the heart, that is from natural causes and not otherwise.

D Wong on 13th June, 2016 wrote:

Edward Littlehales was transported for ‘stealing in a Dwelling house’ the prosecutor was Thos. Spragg, Rowley,

Previous convictions: stealing from the Bea at {Sh###bury} served one month Wootton
Transported before: 3 years in the Penitentiary Millbank discharged 5 months before.

Edward was the son of Richard Littlehales and Sarah Thornes and he was born in Shrophire.

4/5/1826: Married Eleanor Owens (Henry 1824) – they had 8 children – he was listed as a Labourer.

17/7/1826: Suspected of stealing sheep – removed to Maria Island.

19/5/1832: Sheep stealing

Convict Changes History

Karen Wolswinkel on 12th June, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 133 (68): https://stors.tas.gov.au/SC195-1-58-7694 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Numb

D Wong on 13th June, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 9th July, 1786 (prev. 1785), date of death: 26th August, 1876 (prev. 0000)

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