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Edward Taylor

Edward Taylor, one of 200 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 07 October 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 2nd March, 1813
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 30th January, 1915
Age: 101 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes
Departure date: 7th October, 1829
Arrival date: 18th February, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 228
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

Bruce Gibbs on 17th October, 2017 wrote:

Conditional Pardon 10 Dec 1853 Governor Fitzroy
Married 18 May 1853
Lived from marriage until death in Barraba NSW
Buried in Barraba Cemtry

D Wong on 17th October, 2017 wrote:

Edward Taylor was a 16 year old jockey from Hertfordshire, he was transported for ‘Stealing Money’.

Assigned to Robert and Helenus Scott at the Hunter River on arrival.

5/6/1831: Labourer from Staffordshire Sentenced by the Maitland bench to an iron gang for stealing lambs.  Sent to Sydney 25/6/1830.

29/7/1844: TOL, Maitland.
4/2/1853: TOL Passport, Liverpool Plains.

Convict Changes History

Bruce Gibbs on 17th October, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 2nd March, 1813 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th January, 1915 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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