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Edward Window

Edward Window, one of 290 convicts transported on the Mangles, 21 November 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Window
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing lead
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 21st November, 1839
Arrival date: 27th April, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 129 (66)
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

D Wong on 23rd February, 2019 wrote:

9/3/1839 Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard Gloucestershire, England:
E. Window, 23, and E. Hudson, 22, were indicted for stealing on the 20th of Jan, at Avening, 37lbs of lead affixed to an uninhabited dwelling, the property of A. Evans; Window pleaded guilty and Hudson not guilty.
After hearing the evidence the jury found him guilty and he was sentenced tonine months’ had labour in the Penitentiary.  Window who had been several times convictd was sentenced to seven years’ transportation.

No ship found for E. Hudson.

Edward Window was 21 years old on arrival.
Native place: Gloucestershire.

Edward could read, was protestant, single, 5’2” tall, dark sallow and freckled complexion, brown mixed with grey hair, brown eyes, horizontal scar on right side of forehead, E I inside lower right arm, scar and seven dots back of right hand, ring on middle finger of same, mark of a boil on left elbow, star inside lower left arm.

May 1840: Sent to Norfolk Island.

1844: Arrived VDL per ‘Lady Franklin’.
Edward was then described as: 5’2” tall, 27 years old, fresh complexion, black hair and whiskers, brown eyes.

24/7/1844: (newspaper date) TOL

4/11/1862: **Possible death** - at Launceston, Edward WINDOL, aged 45, died of cancer.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 23rd February, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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