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Edward Macey, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 252
||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 26th May, 2018 wrote:
EDWARD MACEY, SAMUEL DENNISON.
26th May 1819
Verdict Guilty; Not Guilty
EDWARD MACEY and SAMUEL DENNISON were indicted for stealing, on the 10th of May, one pocketbook, value 6 d., and 4 s. in monies numbered, the property of John Lemon, from his person.
JOHN LEMON. On the 10th of May, about nine o’clock at night, I was turning out of Ratcliff-highway into Old Gravel-lane - I had taken my pocket-book out of my pocket; the prisoners rushed upon me, and Macey snatched it out of my hand. I made a spring and caught hold of them, Dennison put his foot in the way, and tripped me up - I fell on the pavement. I called Stop thief! rose up, and pursued the party; they ran into the arms of two officers, who secured them. I never lost sight of them, and am sure they are the men - the pocket-book was found on Macey.
THOMAS ALLEN. I am an officer. I was with Summers heard the cry of Stop thief! and saw several persons running. I first took Macey and then Dennison, who were running - they were about fifteen yards apart; the prosecutor came up in about a minute, and said they had got his pocket-book. We took them to the watch-house, and the pocket-book was found on Macey.
WILLIAM SUMMERS. I was with Allen. We had been watching the prisoners sometime; I heard the alarm, and found them in his custody. I found the pocket-book on Macey.
(Property produced and sworn to.)
MACEY’S Defence. A man dropped it, and I picked it up.
MACEY - GUILTY. Aged 18.
Transported for Life.
DENNISON - NOT GUILTY.
15/5/1834: Burial date of Edward Macey - Coromandel.
District of New Norfolk, Tasmania - listed as an Invalid.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 26th May, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime