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Edward Taylor, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 468
||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 15th March, 2017 wrote:
Edward Taylor was 34 years old on arrival, he was born near Petersfield, Hants.
Edward was convicted along with Sarah Allen (Emma Eugenia 1844) for ‘Assault and Robbery’. This occurred in a public house; a person named Jefferies was robbed of £16; “I was acquitted of the robbery and got 15 years for the assault, Sarah Allen was found guilty on both charges.
Edward was 5’2 1/4” tall, could read and write, fresh complexion, light blue eyes, widowed with 2 children 5 & 7 years old - on the parish.
22/3/1858: Free Certificate.
No date of death found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th March, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime