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Edward Wells

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Wells
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 23rd December, 1809
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 9th May, 1866
Age: 56 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Westminster Session of Peace
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 12th March, 1829
Arrival date: 9th July, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 118 other convicts

References

Primary source: Newgate Calendars of prisoners for trial 1782-1853 New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 24th May, 2020 wrote:

Edward Wells was listed as 18 years old on arrival.

Native Place: London.

Edward was literate, single, 5’4½” tall, sallow complexion, brown hair, dark brown eyes.

Assigned to L Darcy, Argyle.

5/10/1835: COF - described as: 25 years old, 5’5” tall, sallow complexion, brown hair, chestnut eyes, scar on each side of forehead, E W and two sprigs on upper right arm.

Singleton Pioneer Register p. 91
Details: Born 1811 Finsbury, London, son of William and Ann Wells. Spouse Margaret Galvin. See Pioneer Register for details of descendants.

1839: Married Margaret Galvin (daughter of Thomas Galvin ‘Royal Admiral’ 1791 and Sarah Wood ‘Glatton’ 1803) at St. Mary’s, Sydney.
Children:
1840: Thomas J
1842: Catherine
1849: Edward

Convict Changes History

Cheryl Chivers on 24th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Newgate Calendars of prisoners for trial 1782-1853 New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 (prev. ), firstname: Edward, surname: Wells, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 23rd

D Wong on 24th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at

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