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Edward Milkins

Edward Milkins, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Milkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: 1862
Age: 46 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Assault and theft
Convicted at: Gloucester. Assizes at Gloucester
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 148
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

Anonymous on 25th June, 2011 wrote:

Edward Milkins was a thirty year old married man at the time of his offence.
occupation collier.
height 5feet 7 inches.
sandy hair and grey eyes,oval face and fair complexion.scar on left thumb.
worked in Bedminster coal works, Bristol for 15 years.attended bedminster Church. conduct in jail orderly.Sentenced to 7 years transportation for robbing and beating John Tucker along with my ancestor James Flower then aged 20.

Brian Milkins on 10th November, 2013 wrote:

Married Mary Hagen.

Died at Allora, Queensland

Convict Changes History

Brian Milkins on 10th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1815, date of death 1862, gender, occupation

Brian Milkins on 13th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1816, crime

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