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Edward Taylor

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 13th October, 1835
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 16th January, 1816
Arrival date*: 16th September, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 195 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Denis Pember on 2nd May, 2017 wrote:

Records for Edward are difficult to locate.
In the colony, Edward married Ellen Nowland/Nolan (Convict, 1821, “John Bull”) on the 19th September 1824, at Castlereagh.
The couple had 5 children between 1824 and 1835.

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 362…...
[Ref T0119] Taylor, Edward, 43, government servant, Atlas2, 1815, life, Protestant, labour, Richmond. 30 acres, 20 cleared and cultivated.
[Ref T0120] Taylor, Ellen, 27, free by servitude, John Bull, 1821, 7 years
[Ref T0121] Taylor, Louisa 3 and a half, born in the colony
[Ref T0122] Taylor, Elizabeth, 2, born in the colony.

Edward Taylor died 13th October 1835, leaving Ellen a widow with 5 young children.
On 12th March 1836, Ellen married William Davis at St Peters, Richmond.
William was the eldest son of Joseph Davis (Convict, 1807, “Duke of Portland”) and Mary Ann Rogers (Convict, 1808, “Speke”).
Willam and Ellen had a further 4 children, born between 1837 and 1843.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 2nd May, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales (prev. ), firstname: Edward, surname: Taylor, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: , occupation, crime

Denis Pember on 2nd May, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 13th October, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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