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Edward Wilde

Edward Wilde, one of 135 convicts transported on the Canada, 23 April 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Wilde
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Cotton spinner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Canada
Departure date: 23rd April, 1819
Arrival date: 1st September, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 135 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 138
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

Maureen Withey on 12th April, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Edward Wilde, age on arrival, 17, per Canada (5) 1819, Tried at Lancaster Assizes, 1818, sentence 14 years, Native of Dublin Co., DOB 1802, trade – Cotton spinner. 

Colonial Secretary’s Index.

WILDE, Edward. Per “Canada”, 1819

1824 Mar 17 - On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.117, 470-1)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 12th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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