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Edward Roberts, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 319 (161). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-72,308,228,L,80
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th October, 2013 wrote:
Edward Roberts was convicted at Denbigh, Wales on 18/03/1845 for stealing a silver spoon. 7yr sentence. Previous conviction.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Equestrian 2’ arriving 15/10/1845.
Aged 37yrs; native place - Denbigh; shoemaker; 5’5 1/4”; Protestant; can read & write; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes; single.
Brothers: Thomas & Joshua
Sisters: Alice & Margaret
Station Gang: Dover (southern Tasmania) 15mths.
Ticket of Leave 15/05/1849
Free Certificate 19/03/1852
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th October, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1807, gender, occupation, crime