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Edward Lowry

Edward Lowry, one of 200 convicts transported on the England, 31 March 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Lowry
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 15th November, 1832
Age: 15 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: England
Departure date: 31st March, 1832
Arrival date: 18th July, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 293 (147)
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

Nell Murphy on 7th September, 2018 wrote:

Edward LOWRY, aged only 13 yrs, was convicted at Middlesex G.D., London on 15 April 1830 for stealing a handkerchief from the person. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘England’ arriving 19 July 1832.

Died at the H.M. Colonial Hospital, Hobart on 15 Nov 1832.  (ref. noted on Conduct record)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th June, 2021 wrote:

Convict Description Lists. Ship; England 19 July 1832
No; 670
Name; Edward Lowry
Height; 4 ft. 9 3/4 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Brown
Completion; Fair
Age; 17
Trial Date; 15 April 1830
Native Place; St Giles
Trade or calling;
Remarks; Died in H M C Hospital Nov 1832

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 7th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), date of death: 15th November, 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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