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Edward Tulk

Edward Tulk, one of 220 convicts transported on the Westmoreland, 03 March 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Tulk
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 22nd March, 1814
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 8th June, 1892
Age: 78 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Bristol Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Westmoreland
Departure date: 3rd March, 1835
Arrival date: 15th July, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 2
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

Brian Stewart on 16th October, 2015 wrote:

Buried in Wyrallah NSW Australia

D Wong on 17th October, 2015 wrote:

1840: TOL Maitland

5/9/1843: COF

18/8/1845: Married Esther Warner - they had 14 children.  Esther died in childbirth after her 14th child, she was 49.

1867:  Bailliers Official Postal Directory p. 85
  Farmer Oakendale, Clarence town.

Convict Changes History

Brian Stewart on 16th October, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 22nd March, 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th June, 1892 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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