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Edward Tucker

Edward Tucker, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Tucker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Farm servant
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
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 240
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

Dennis Nightingale on 30th May, 2015 wrote:

161605 Tucker Edward - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  June 1836 AO NSW Convict Indent Fiche No. 722.
Age 22. Reads and writes. Farms servant and shepherd from Somersetshire. Tried at Somersetshire Quarter Sessions 29 June 1835 and sentenced to transportation for 7 years for stealing a coat.5ft6in, Ruddy freckled complexion, brown hair, grey eyes. Nose thick, sandy whiskers, small dimple in chin. tattoos.

127210 Tucker Edward - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1840 21 October Maitland GG.
Granted Ticket of Leave.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 30th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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