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Edmund Todman

Edmund Todman, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 27 August 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edmund Todman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Ostler
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eden
Departure date: 27th August, 1836
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 284 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 372
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

Simon Todman on 12th October, 2018 wrote:

Colonial Secretary’s Office, March 24, 1841.
Ticket of leave on VDL.

D Wong on 12th October, 2018 wrote:

25/1/1836 Sussex Advertiser Sussex, England:
By J. Basevi, esq., Edmund Todman and Thomas Brooker, charged with stealing at Hurstperpoint, 8 fowls the property William Hallett; also charged with stealing with stealing 5 fowls and 5 chickens, the property of Nathaniel Borer, Esq.

Thomas Brooker arrived NSW per Moffatt 1836.

Edmund Todman was listed as 33 years old on arrival in VDL - Native Place: Guildford.

Edmund was 5’4½” tall, brown complexion, dark brown hair and whiskers, blue eyes,
hair mole on right cheek, single.

8/12/1842: CP

31/3/1853: Steerage passenger, Launceston to Melbourne per “Yarra Yarra’ - Free by servitude.

25/5/1861 The Cornwall Chronicle, Launceston, Tas:
Before the Police Magistrate and Dr.
Maddox, j.P.
Larceny from the Person.
Hugh Gilchrist was tried under the summary procedure act and convicted of stealing a curb chain valued at 3d stirling, from a drunken companion named Edmund Todman in the bar of the Hibernia Inn and wan sentenced to be imprisoned and kept to hard labor for a month.

No date of death found - also checked Vic., SA., and NSW BDM’s.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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