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Edward Mayes, one of 294 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 27 August 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||30th June, 1886
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 513 (259)
||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 October, 2012 wrote:
Edward Mays was 33 years old on arrival in VDL. He was single, 5’0 1/4” tall, dark brown hair and eyes, sallow complexion, windmill on right arm, and his native place was Bradfield, Suffolk.
He stole 17/6 from his master.
1854: Married Margaret Quinn (Midlothian).
1863: Married Elizabeth Pearce (B1834) in Launceston, they had 2 children Elizabeth 1866 and Thomas Edward 1870.
30/6/1886: Edward died at the age of 68. He was residing in Hobart.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 26th October, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 30th June, 1886, gender, occupation, crime