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Edward Morris, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||8th September, 1821
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Bristol City Quarter Sessions
26th March, 1821
8th September, 1821
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 143 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 9 (6)
||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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Maureen Withey on 23rd December, 2019 wrote:
Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/2 1821
Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folio 45: 8th September 1821; at 7 am. this morning Edward Morris convict was thrown over board by mean of the stay sail, the boat was immediately lower, but not succeeded in getting him for some time, when [finally] he was brought on board I have recourse to every means that could be thought of but I am sorry to say without success. At 10 am. committed his body to the deep.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 23rd December, 2019 made the following changes:
date of death: 8th September, 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: m