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Edward Willacy

Edward Willacy, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Willacy
Aliases: Jones, John (alias)
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 488
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 13th August, 2019 wrote:

Colonial Secretary’s Office,
Sydney, 18th September, 1849.
ENQUIRY having been made from England, respecting Edward Willacy, [alias John Jones, formerly Prisoner of the Crown, in this CoIony, any person who can afford any information concerning him, is requested to have the goodness to communicate the time to this Office.
By His Excellency’s Command,
The Argus, (Melbourne , Vic) Mon 8 Oct 1849 (and in other newspapers throughout Australia)

THE undersigned will adequately requite any person who can prove the handwriting of Gilbert Cummins, who, on the 15th November, 1851, was engaged in the Dockyard Office, Liverpool.
ALSO to any person who can prove the handwriting of Eliza Welch, and Margaret Martindale, who, on the 19th December, 1851, were resident at 13 Court, Pall Mall, Liverpool.
Also, to any person who can prove in this colony the identity of Edward Willacy, of this place, formerly of Liverpool, county of Lancaster, as brother to the above named Eliza Welch and Margaret Martindale, formerly Willacy, sisters of the said Edward Willacy and which Edward Willacy arrived at Sydney in 1832, per Mangles, (6) six.
172, Elizabeth-street, 29th December, 1852.
Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Dec 1852.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 13th August, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Jones, John (alias) (prev. Jones, John (Alias))

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