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Edward Maxwell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Maxwell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Roscommon
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Dorothy
Departure date: 5th May, 1820
Arrival date: 29th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849
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Community Contributions

Dianne Jones on 26th June, 2020 wrote:

TRIAL: Summer 1819 (see NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849).

D Wong on 26th June, 2020 wrote:

Edward Maxwell was listed as 32 years old on arrival.

Native Place: County Sligo.

Ancestry Convict Indents have him listed as on the Morley 1820 - but this ship only had female convicts, and the Morley was the next ship listed after the Dorothy 1820.

Edward was 5’3” tallm fair ruddy complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes.

Colonial Secretary Index:
MAXWELL, Edward. Per “Dorothy”, 1820

1820 Sep 29:  On list of convicts disembarked from the “Dorothy” & forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.293)

1824:  On list of assigned servants mustered in the employ of William Howe of Minto; in 1822-24 (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.393a)

1824 May 27, Nov:  Servant to William Howe of Upper Minto. Petitions for passage for his daughter Susannah Maxwell (Fiche 3286; 4/1112.1A pp.210-6)

1824 Jun 9:  On list of convicts employed by William Howe of Minto (Fiche 3093; 4/1837B No.475 p.823)

1825:  On list of convicts mustered in the employ of William Howe; in 1823-25 (Reel 6064; 4/1789 p.75b)

1825 Nov 30:  On list of convicts in the service of William Howe of Glenlie at the last two musters (Reel 6016; 4/3516 pp.54-5)

20/7/1826: COF - 38 years old, 5’2¼” tall, fair ruddy complexion, brown and bald hair, grey eyes, cast in right eye.

Dianne Jones on 28th June, 2020 wrote:

1820, 2 April: John Dolan, a “convict from the County Roscommon” was admitted to Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin.

1820, 15 April: From Kilmainham he was “sent on board the Convict Ship” with five other prisoners from Roscommon (see Ireland, Prison Registers, 1790-1924, Dublin Kilmainham 1815-1910).

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 26th June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849 (prev. ), firstname: Edward, surname: Maxwell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dianne Jones on 26th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 26th June, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation

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