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Edward Smith, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 434
||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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D Wong on 27th December, 2013 wrote:
Edward Smith was 24 years old when transported to NSW. His native place was Bath.
He became the Chief Constable at Berrima, then on 11/9/1843 he was tried at Berrima for “Uttering a forged Order for £3.15.7.
He was gambling and took the chequed from Edward Morgan. He stated there are ment at Port Arthur who I apprehended for bushranging.
1843: Edward was 31 years old, 5’9 1/4” tall, dark complexion, black to grey hair, brown to grey whiskers, light grey eyes.
March 1845: Free Pardon VDL.
9/5/1845: COF renewed - NSW Gov. Records.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 27th December, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1811, gender, occupation, crime