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Edward Morris

Edward Morris, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Morris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 8th September, 1821
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Bristol City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Adamant
Departure date: 26th March, 1821
Arrival date: 8th September, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 143 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 9 (6)
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

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

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