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Edmund Woolfit

Edmund Woolfit, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edmund Woolfit
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 22nd June, 1777
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Earl Spencer
Departure date: May, 1813
Arrival date: 9th October, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 96
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 4th February, 2014 wrote:

Edmund Woolfit was 36 years old when convicted of “Larceny in a dwelling house.  He was sentenced to Death - commuted to life.

Colonial Secretary:
WOOLFETT, Edmund. Per “Earl Spencer”, 1813

14/10/1813: On list of convicts disembarked from “Earl Spencer” and forwarded to Revd Samuel Marsden at Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.561)

23/10/1817: Servant of Andrew Nash, publican of Parramatta. Petition for ticket of leave (Fiche 3182; 4/1853 p.389)

Edmund is not listed on NSW Gov. Records.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th February, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 22nd June, 1877 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

D Wong on 4th February, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 22nd June, 1777 (prev. 22nd June, 1877)

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