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Private Edward Edwards  ( c.1761........1854..)

Back to . . The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment

  • Born :  c. 1761
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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived :  Sydney 7 October 1792
  • Ship Arrived on : Royal Admiral
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : ,  8 November 1794
  • Where Enlisted : Sydney
  • Comments on Enlistment :Tried: 10 Mar 1791, Dorchester - Dorset 10 Mar 1791, 7 years
    23 Feb 1792: Edwards was on the Iron hulk at Portsmouth Harbour
  • Transferred 73rd : 24 April 1810
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  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died :  3 Oct 1824 Sydney, age 63 years,
  • Where Died / Buried : buried 6 Oct 1824 Devonshire St Cemetery
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  • Spouse's Name :  Jane CODD
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  • Date Arrived : 1791
  • Ship Arrived on : " Matilda "
  • Comments. ex-convict tried Cambridge 1788 7 years
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    Area Settled :
    Sydney

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  • EDWARDS Edward Enlisted Sydney 8/11/1794 Private Arrived 20/8/1791 "Atlantic " Discharged Sydney 24/10/1799 ex-Convict EDWARDS, Edward
    Convict. Tried: 10 Mar 1791, Dorchester - Dorset 10 Mar 1791, 7 years
    23 Feb 1792: William Edwards was on the Iron hulk at Portsmouth Harbour
    1808: P
    rivate in NSW Corps, living at Parramatta with Jane CODD
    1809:
    On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office
    1812: Private, 73rd Regiment of Foot, 1st Battalion
    1814: Free, landholder
    1815: Publican Sydney
    1822: living with his wife Jane in Sydney
    Edward died 3 Oct 1824 Sydney, age 63 years, buried 6 Oct 1824 Devonshire St Cemetery
    ( "C/D ")

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    References
    Researched Cathy Dunn ( "C/D ")
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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