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Edward Walker, one of 290 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 25 January 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Shoe & bootmaker
|Date of Death:
||22nd August, 1877
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 3 (3)
||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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Amanda Walker on 6th November, 2013 wrote:
Edward married Maria Lawley (convict, ‘Tasmania’ 1844) at Cullenswood, Tasmania in 1849. They had 13 children together and also raised Maria’s son from an earlier indiscretion.
D Wong on 7th November, 2013 wrote:
Edward was born in Shoreditch and was 20 years old when convicted of robbing his employer of Boots.
Edward was 5’5 1/4” tall, illiterate, single, protestant, sallow complexion, dark brown hair, grey eyes, pockpitted, scars.
20/10/1845: Emerged from Gang
Amanda Walker on 7th November, 2013 wrote:
Convict Permission to Marry 24 November 1848 CON52/1/3 p474. Tasmanian Archives Online http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?search=5
Arrival Date: 2 May 1844. Tasmanian Archives Online
Convict Changes History
Amanda Walker on 6th November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 22nd August, 1877, occupation, crime
D Wong on 7th November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1823, gender