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Edward Williams

Edward Williams, one of 159 convicts transported on the Hebe, 27 July 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 24th February, 1848
Age: 47 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hebe
Departure date: 27th July, 1820
Arrival date: 31st December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 355 (179)
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

Pamela Sandoe on 15th February, 2020 wrote:

Died at Bathurst 1848. The father of three: the first two in relationship with Susannah Wright, born in the colony to Eliza & James Wright of Duck Creek. First born: Edward Whittington Williams 1838, Sarah Whittington Williams born 1840 and perhaps, John Whittington Williams 1845 who was born to Susannah Wright but the husband of John Tweddall. Also Catherine daughter of Eliza Bushel 1846.

Convict Changes History

Pamela Sandoe on 3rd October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 24th February, 1848 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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