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Edward Stevens

Edward Stevens, one of 270 convicts transported on the Nile, 18 September 1857

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Stevens
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Thatcher reaper
Date of Death: 17th February, 1858
Age: 48 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 14 years

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Nile
Departure date: 18th September, 1857
Arrival date: 1st January, 1858
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 236
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

Dorothy James on 4th August, 2014 wrote:

Huntingdon Gaol Calendar 17/03/1856.

D Wong on 5th August, 2014 wrote:

Edward Stevens was 48 years old on arrival in WA.

Edward was 5’8” tall, grizzled hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, contracted little finger left hand, small wart left hand, small wart right eyelid, semi literate and unmarried.

17/2/1858: Edward died in the hospital at WA.

Convict Changes History

Dorothy James on 4th August, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 5th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th February, 1858 (prev. 0000)

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