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Edward Stanton

Edward Stanton, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 13 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Stanton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 8th August, 1872
Age: 72 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 13th July, 1822
Arrival date: 22nd November, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 187 (94)
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

Millie Brazzil on 3rd November, 2016 wrote:

Death was also reported as the 7th August 1872 (The Empire, Friday 9 August 1872 page 1).

Elizabeth Nathan on 13th December, 2016 wrote:

Convicted of larceny at Netherton, Worcestershire, 21 Aug 1819, and held in County Gaol, Gloucester. Occupation given as ‘field blacksmith’ (from England and Wales Criminal Registers, 1791-1892)

Convict Changes History

Kerry on 10th December, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Millie Brazzil on 3rd November, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 8th August, 1872 (prev. 0000)

Elizabeth Nathan on 13th December, 2016 made the following changes:


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