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Edward Welsh

Edward Welsh, one of 300 convicts transported on the Lady Castlereagh, December 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Welsh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: 26th January, 1821
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cornwall Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Castlereagh
Departure date: December, 1817
Arrival date: 11th June, 1818
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 302 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 397 (200)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th May, 2021 wrote:

1817 - 1821 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania.
Ship; Lady Castlereagh
No; 98
Name; Edward Welsh
Age on Arrival; 35 [1783]
Trial;  Mar 1817
Trade; Seaman
Native;  Wicklow
Remarks; DIED; 26 Jan 1821

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd July, 2021 wrote:

Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23/1/3)
No; 98
Name; Edward Welsh
Height; 5 Ft 4 1/2 in
Hair; Black
Eyes; Blue
Age; 35 years
Trade; Seaman
Trial; Cornwall - March 1817 - 7 years
Ship; Lady Castlereagh
Native Place; Wicklow
Remarks; DIED; 26 Jan 1821

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th January, 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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