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Edward Williams

Edward Williams, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 28th April, 1831
Age: 27 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: Stealing
Convicted at: Montgomery Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 1st April, 1830
Arrival date: 27th July, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 291 (148). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th April, 2013 wrote:

Edward Williams was convicted of stealing flannel at Montgomery on 15/01/1829. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania), arriving 26/07/1830.
Hulk Report: Orderly

Single man

Died 28/04/1831.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th February, 2022 wrote:

Description List. CON18-1-19.
Trade; Ploughman.
Height; 5 ft 4 1/4 in
Age; 26

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th April, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of death 28th April, 1831, gender, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th February, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), occupation

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