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Edward Plaster, one of 400 convicts transported on the Tortoise, 28 September 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 388
||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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Ann Marie Gould on 2nd June, 2020 wrote:
drowned in the Derwent trying to rescue another man
Maureen Withey on 2nd June, 2020 wrote:
Tasmanian conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-17$init=CON33-1-17p269
4142 Pn. Edward Plaster, Tried Somerset, Wells Q.S. 29 March 1841, 10 yrs. Transported for Stealing potatoes. Gaol report. Convicted once of a felony and once for a trespass. Hulk report Good. Single Stated this offence, Stealing potatoes Pro. Jno Treasegot? 3 bask once for Trespass 7 once for a donkey, 6 months. Single.
Age 21, F. Labourer, Native place, Hocks Lane, Somerset.
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Convict Changes History
Ann Marie Gould on 2nd June, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1861 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime