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Edward Smith

Edward Smith, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, 18 July 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 10th October, 1800
Occupation: Hotel owner
Date of Death: 11th November, 1847
Age: 47 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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: 18th July, 1818
Arrival date: 18th November, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 48
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

HEATHER WILLIAMS on 1st June, 2020 wrote:

HE WAS A TAVERN KEEPER AT TEWKSBURY. At the time of his death he lived in the Parramatta area Sydney Australia. He was buried on 14/11/1847 in the old St Johns Anglican cemetery with his wife. Wife was Mary Bell who died September18, 1826.

Convict Changes History

HEATHER WILLIAMS on 1st June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 10th October, 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th November, 1847 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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