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Edward Slater

Edward Slater, one of 266 convicts transported on the Theresa, 05 October 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Slater
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Engine fitter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Theresa
Departure date: 5th October, 1838
Arrival date: 31st January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 265 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 357 (180)
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

D Wong on 3rd June, 2019 wrote:

Edward Slater was 18 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Lancashire.

Occupation: Engine maker.

Edward was illiterate, protestant, single, 5’4ΒΌ” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, small scar on inner corner of left eyebrow, four small burnt marks on breast, large brown natural mark on back of right wrist, mark of a burn and seven dots on back of right hand, mark of a burn inside lower left arm.

1846: TOL Bungonia
1848: TOL Windsor
1852: TOL Sydney
21/2/1853: COF

Convict Changes History

judy lawler on 3rd June, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 3rd June, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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