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Edward Turner

Edward Turner, one of 230 convicts transported on the Isabella, April 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Turner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1774
Occupation: Publican
Date of Death: 3rd September, 1841
Age: 67 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 Life

Crime: High treason
Convicted at: Derby Oyer Terminer and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 3rd April, 1818
Arrival date: 14th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 230 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 12
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

D Wong on 22nd February, 2018 wrote:

Many different dates of birth for Edward - 1777, 1784, 1787.

Edward was tried for “Treason”.

3/12/1821: Married by banns to Ann Cawson (born in the Colony in 1805) - They had 7 children.

1827: TOL
19/10/1831: Recommended for a CP
6/4/1833: CP
1/1/1835: Absolute Pardon.

8/9/1841 Sydney Monitor:
At his residence, Parramatta-street, on the
3rd instant, after an illness of three weeks,
Mr. Edward Turner, aged sixty-four years,
much regretted by a numerous circle of
relatives and friends.

Edward was buried at st Andrew’s Cemetery.

Sylvia Mason on 29th November, 2018 wrote:

Edward Turner received an absolute Pardon on 1st Jan 1835.
He built a public house originally named the Stonemason’s arms. 135 Broadway. Sydney which still stands, previously called the Essen, now called One Rice, One Noodle http://www.pentrichrevolution.org.uk

Convict Changes History

Belinda on 21st February, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 3rd September, 1841 (prev. 0000), occupation

D Wong on 22nd February, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1774 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Sylvia Mason on 29th November, 2018 made the following changes:


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