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Edward Tilley

Edward Tilley, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Tilley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 10th November, 1792
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 5th May, 1831
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Chapman
Departure date: 6th April, 1824
Arrival date: 27th July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts

References

Primary source: The Hobart Town Courier (Tas. : 1827 - 1839) Saturday 14 May 1831 p 2 Article http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/4203767
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

Anonymous on 3rd August, 2011 wrote:

My GG Grand mother also named Elizabeth Tilley came out on the same voyage with her three children to be with her husband also named Edward who at the time was servant under George Meredith of Swansea. Our Edward came from Lillingstone Lovell Buckimgham Shire and the other Edward came from Sussex. We are trying to find a link between the two families.  Our Edward’s Grandfather Richard Tilley came from Surrey.

Anonymous on 19th August, 2011 wrote:

Edward came put on the Chapman with his brother John (also convict). They were from Lodsworth, Sussex. Edward’s wife also Elizabeth (Norman) and their children followed in 1828 aboard the "Borneo". There is no connection between the families. I am the GGG Grandaughter of Edward.

Rella Barber on 1st May, 2016 wrote:

tried and convicted January 1824 for Misdemeanor under the Game Law, along with older brother John Tilley for 7 years.
Convict John Barber’s future Father in Law, who was transported on board the same Transport ship “Chapman” 2 years later.

Lyn Fox on 3rd December, 2017 wrote:

Edward died in a shipping accident on 5 May 1831

SARAH JANE WARREN on 30th June, 2019 wrote:

Misdemeanor under gaming laws caught poaching pheasants on the Duke of Richmond’s Estate with his brother John

Convict Changes History

Rella Barber on 1st May, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 10th November, 1792 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th October, 1876 (prev. 0000)

Lyn Fox on 3rd December, 2017 made the following changes:

source: The Hobart Town Courier (Tas. : 1827 - 1839) Saturday 14 May 1831 p 2 Article http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/4203767 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 146)

D Wong on 4th December, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 5th May, 1831 (prev. 5th October, 1876), gender: m

SARAH JANE WARREN on 30th June, 2019 made the following changes:

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