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Edward John Nicholls

Edward John Nicholls, one of 158 convicts transported on the Eliza, 25 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward John Nicholls
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Coppersmith/brazier
Date of Death: 1834
Age: 25 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 25th June, 1828
Arrival date: 18th November, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 424
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th August, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: Edwd Jno Nicholls
Age: 19 . Estimated birth year: abt 1809
Date of conviction: 21 Feb 1828
Place of Conviction:  London
Vessel: Eliza (4). Port of Arrival: Sydney. Date of Arrival: 1828
No; 91
Education: Read & Write
Religion; Protestant
Single or Married; Single
Family:  -
Native Place: London
Calling; Cooper Brazier
Offence; Burgulary
Date of Trial: 21 February 1828
Height; 5 ft 7 1/2 inches
Complexion: Fair
Hair: Fair
Eyes; Hazel to Grey
Assigned; H McArthur. Parramatta

Noted against his name; Died in Argyle .... June 1834

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891

Name: Edwd Nichol. Date: Jun 1834
Place: New South Wales, Australia
Category: Convicts Deaths
Title: Death Register, 1828-1879
Volume Number: 4/4549
District; Wingello.
Remarks: R M Campbell

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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