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  • Name STEEL, Edmund 
    Suffix
    Born 1785  Crookseas, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Edwin 
    Emigration 6 Feb 1831  Portsmouth, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Convicted in Berks, sent to V.D.L. for Life 
    Convict register for Edmund STEEL
    Criminal register for Edmund STEELE
    Immigration 29 May 1831  Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Aboard the "Eliza II" (as a convict) 
    Convict record of Edmund STEEL
    Convict register for Edmund STEEL
    Convict register for Edmund STEEL
    Newspaper article 2 Jun 1837  Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Free Pardon 
    Free Pardon
    Free Pardon
    The Hobart Town Courier (Tas. : 1827 - 1839)
    2 Jun 1837
    Page 4
    Residence From 1841 to 1847  Point Henry, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper article 11 Apr 1842  Corio, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Partnership disolved with William Booth 
    Partnership dissolved
    Partnership dissolved
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1840 - 1845)
    11 Apr 1842
    Page 3
    Emigration 31 Mar 1847  Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Aboard the "Bombay" 
    Newspaper article 10 Apr 1847  Port Philip, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Cleared Out 
    'Cleared Out'
    'Cleared Out'
    Immigration 22 Jun 1848  New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Aboard the "Adelaide" 
    aboard the 'Adelaide' to New South Wales, Australia
    aboard the "Adelaide" to New South Wales, Australia
    22 Jun 1848
    Occupation Labourer 
    Reference Number w4k_82 
    Died 22 Jun 1865  Chapel Street, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Cause: Exhaustion, Old Age and Senile Gangrene 
    Death certificate of Edmund STEEL
    Death certificate of Edmund STEEL
    22 Jun 1865
    Buried 23 Jun 1865  C of E - S, grave 197; Melbourne General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Edmund STEELE
    Location of Edmund STEEL
    Person ID I805  We 4 Kings
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2019 

    Father STEEL, James .,   b. Abt 1734,   d. Abt 1799  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother BULPIT, Jane .,   b. Abt 1751,   d. Abt 1807  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Family ID F417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 THATCHER, Maria,   b. Abt 1791,   d. 1844, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1811  Newbury, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Certificate of Marriage between Edmund STEEL and Maria THATCHER
    Certificate of Marriage between Edmund STEEL and Maria THATCHER
    30 Sept 1811
    Children 
    +1. STEEL, John,   c. 4 Jul 1812, Newbury, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. STEEL, William,   b. 12 Feb 1815, Newbury, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1894, Mount Beppo, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. STEEL, Maria Thatcher,   c. 25 Oct 1816, Kintbury, West Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1877, Chapel Street, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     4. STEEL, Sarah,   c. 8 Jun 1817, Berks and Oxford, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. STEEL, Alfred,   c. 25 Apr 1819, Oare, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1894, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     6. STEELE, Sarah,   b. Abt 1820, Kintbury, West Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     7. STEEL, David,   b. Abt 1823, Kintbury, West Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1881, Geelong hospital, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     8. STEEL, Edmund,   b. 31 Jul 1825, Kintbury, West Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1865, Kintbury, West Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 39 years)
     9. STEELE, Mary Thatcher,   b. 1828,   d. 1828  (Age 0 years)
    +10. STEEL, Charles,   b. 31 May 1829, Kintbury, West Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890, Footscray, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 PULSFORD, Martha .,   b. Abt 1794, Tiverton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1851, Timboon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1837  St John's Church of England, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20
    Certificate of Marriage between Edmund STEEL and Marther SAUNDERS
    Certificate of Marriage between Edmund STEEL and Marther SAUNDERS
    13 Nov 1837
    Children 
     1. STEELE, Sampson,   b. 1838, Tiverton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. STEELE, Martha .,   b. 1841, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1889, Corowa, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Family ID F445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1811 - Newbury, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Aboard the "Eliza II" (as a convict) - 29 May 1831 - Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper article - Free Pardon - 2 Jun 1837 - Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Nov 1837 - St John's Church of England, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From 1841 to 1847 - Point Henry, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper article - Partnership disolved with William Booth - 11 Apr 1842 - Corio, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - Aboard the "Bombay" - 31 Mar 1847 - Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper article - Cleared Out - 10 Apr 1847 - Port Philip, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Aboard the "Adelaide" - 22 Jun 1848 - New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Exhaustion, Old Age and Senile Gangrene - 22 Jun 1865 - Chapel Street, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Jun 1865 - C of E - S, grave 197; Melbourne General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Other...
      County of BERKS
      Name: Edmund Steel
      When Tried: 1830-1 Special Commission
      Crimes: Riotously destroying Machinery
      Sentences: Death
      Acquittals:
      Commuted sectence or Execution: Transportation for Life
      (STEEL)

    2. [S67] Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868, Home Office: Convict Transportation Registers, (The National Archives Microfilm Publication HO11), 2 Feb 1831.
      Eliza
      224 VDL. 2 February 1831
      Name: Edmund Steel F.P.
      Where convicted: Berks Gaol delivery }
      When: 27 December 1830
      Term: Life
      "Eliza"

    3. [S67] Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868, Home Office: Convict Transportation Registers, (The National Archives Microfilm Publication HO11).
      H.O. 11/8

      Eliza
      224 VDL 2 February 1831
      Name: Edmund Steel
      Where Convicted: Berks Gaol delivery
      When: 27 December 1830
      Term: Life

    4. [S67] Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868, Home Office: Convict Transportation Registers, (The National Archives Microfilm Publication HO11), 1307.
      1307
      P

      Steel Edmund
      "Eliza" 28 May 1831
      Berks Dec 27 1830 _Life
      ----------------------------------
      Transported for ; "Machine Breaking' Gaol Report "Good Character & connections
      Married 8 Children" Hulk Report "None" Stated his offence Machine Breaking
      Married 8 Children Wife Maria Steel at Kintbury

      ----------------------------------
      Free Pardon 280 24th April 1887.

    5. [S149] The Convict Ships 1787 - 1868, Charles Bateson, Page 360 and 361.
      Date of Arrival: 29 May.
      Vessel: Eliza II (3)
      R. S.
      Ton: 538
      Built at: India
      Year: 1806
      Class: E1
      Master: Rbrt. Donal
      Surgeon: Rchd. Lewis
      Sailed: 6 1 31
      From: Downs
      Route:
      Days: 123
      Chapter II. Convict ships to Van Dieman's land, 1812 - 1853

    6. [S67] Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868, Home Office: Convict Transportation Registers, (The National Archives Microfilm Publication HO11), 29 May 1831.
      "Eliza"
      Male Convict Ship
      Arrived 29th May 1831

    7. [S67] Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868, Home Office: Convict Transportation Registers, (The National Archives Microfilm Publication HO11), 29 May 1831.
      Number: 1307
      Name: Steele Edmund 42
      Trade: Farm Lab
      Asst: Rob Taylor Macq River

    8. [S67] Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868, Home Office: Convict Transportation Registers, (The National Archives Microfilm Publication HO11), 29 May 1831.
      97
      Name: Steel Edmund
      No.
      Trade: Plaughman & Malster 3 Legged Crofs Hants
      Height (without shoes): 5/4
      Age: 42
      Complexion: Brown
      Head: Large - Oval
      Hair: Brown to Grey
      Whiskers: Reddish brown
      Visage: Large furrowed
      Forehead: Perpenr. Wrinkled
      Eyebrows: Brown
      Eyes: Grey
      Nose: Large
      Mouth: M size
      Chin: Short
      Remarks: Stout made. Scar on left thumb
      3 scars on left arm above elbow
      Description List: CON18/1/6 p97

    9. [S93] Newspaper Article, Page 4, 2 Jun 1837.
      His Majesty has been pleased to grant Free
      Pardons to the undermentioned persons:

      Daniel Bates, Thomas Bishop, Arthur Bin-
      stead, George Binstead, Thomas Boxall, James
      Blandford, Samuel Barrett, Henry Compton,
      Hurlock Crockford, George Davey, Jas. Dovey,
      Jos. Eddington, Edward Goble, James Grant,
      David Hawkins, William Holmes, William
      Hillier, James Lane, Joseph Atkins, Eliza;
      Giles Moore, Proteus; John Pearce, Thomas
      Read, Thomas Reed, Edmund Steel, Robert
      Stevens, William Snow, Stephen Smith, Eliza;
      Thomas Stapleton, Proteus ; John Triggs, Gee.
      Welsh, John Young alias Sutton, John Pagden,
      Eliza.
      The Hobart Courier~~2 Jun 1837

    10. [S186] Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1924), Page 3, 11 Apr 1842.
      NOTICE.
      THIS is to give notice that I will not be answerable for any debts that William Booth may contract, as the partnership has been dissolved.
      EDMUND STEEL.
      Corio, 6th April, 1842.

    11. [S93] Newspaper Article, p2, 10 Apr 1847.
      CLEARED OUT.-March, 31. Bombay, ship, James Moore, commander, for London. Pas- sengers-Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Steele and two children, and Mr. Thomas Priestley ; in- termediate- Mr. and Mrs. William Mills ; steerage-Mr. and MIB. Hatfield and child, Messrs. Francis Clare, William Rea, William Read, Mark Reid, J. Polkinhorne, John Morey, Richard Doorick, Patrick Morrissey, Robert Davidson, Geo.Higgs, and Mrs. Higgs. 13 casks tallow, 309 bales wool, 2840 horns, 13 1/2 tons bones, 6 tons hoofs, 2572 horns, 3 tons 11 cwt. bones, 1 ton 14 cwt. hoofs, 6 casks potatoes, Watson and Wright ; 146 casks tal- low, R. Philpott ; 27 casks tallow, 77 bales wool, Henpe and Grice ; 12 casks tallow, 51 bales wool, Duneford and Co. ; 5 casks tallow, James Damyon; 45 casks tallow, 243 hides, 2 bales leather, 4 tons bones, Playne and Co. ; 3 casts cocoa, 4 casks tallow, J. A. Stratton; 2 logs Port Phillip mahogany, C. P. Tilley; 16 logs ditto ditto, R. W. Wrede : 1 ditto ditto, W. Clarke ; 603 bags wheat, 23 casks tallow, John Porter and Co. ; 92 bales wool, W. J. T. Clarke ; 11 bales wool, Lyall, Bawtree, and Co.; 40 bales wool, Philip Oakden ; 62 bales wool, Thomas Fulton and Co. ; 5 bales wool, G. S. Brodie ; 4 bales wool, J. C. Langdon ; 1 box apparel, Thomas Kis . sock ; 40 bags mutton hams, Captain Moore.

    12. [S93] Newspaper Article, p2, 10 Apr 1847.
      CLEARED OUT, March 31st-Bombay, ship, Mr. James Moore, master, for London. Passengers (cabin) Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Steele and two children, and Mr. Thomas Priestley ; (intermediate) Mr. and Mrs. W. Mill; (steerage) Mr. and Mrs. Matfild and child, Messrs. F. Clare, W. Rea, E. Reid, J. Polkinghorne, J,. Morey, R. Doorick, P. Morrissey, R. Davidson, George Higgs and Mrs. Higgs. Cargo -13 casks tallow, 309 bales wool, 2840 horns, 131 tons bones, 0 tons hoofs, 2372 horns, 3 tons I lewt. bones, Iton 14 cwt. hoof, 6 casks potatoes, Watson & Wright; 146 casks tallow, R. Philpott; 27 casks tallow, 77 bales wool, Heape & Grice; 12 casks tallow, 51 bales wool, 5 casks tallow, James Damyon; 45 casks tallow, 245 hides. 2 bales leather, 4 tons bones. Playne and Co.; 3 cases cocoa, 4 casks tallow, J. A. Stratton; 2 logs P P mahogany, C. P. Tilley; 16 logs ditto, R. W. Wrede; 1 ditto, W. Clarke; 603 bags of wheat, 23 casks tallow, John Porter and Co.; 92 bales wool, W. J. T. Clarke; 11 bales wool, Lyall, Bawtree, and Co. ; 40 bales woel, P. Oakden; 62 bales wool, T. Fulton and Co.; 5 bales wool, G. S. Brodie; 4 bales wool, J. C. Langdon; 1 box apparel, T. Kissock; 40 bags mutton hams, Captain Moore. The Thomas Lord had extremely rough weather during her passage from Sydney; when off Cape Schank on Saturday last she was blown out to sea by a gale from the south-west. SPOKEN--Off Sierra Leone, Pandora, from Lon don, for New Southh Wales.-7limes. 5th Dec. SProaBN-11th September, in lat. 27 o N., long. 30 0 W., the George, from Sydney, for London.- Times, 4th Dec.-P. P. Patriot, April 1.

    13. [S133] Immigration to NSW, 22 Jun 1848.
      LIST of Immigrants per Ship "Adelaide"
      Arrived on the 22nd June, 1848

      No. 49
      ====================
      NAME: Steel Edmund
      AGES: MARRIED, 50
      CALLING: Farm Labourer
      NATIVE PLACE: Aud?er
      COUNTRY: Hauts
      RELIGION: Ch of England
      READ OR WRITE: both
      REMARKS:
      ====================
      NAME: Steel Martha
      AGES: MARRIED, 45
      CALLING: (wife)
      NATIVE PLACE: Tiverton
      COUNTRY: Devon
      RELIGION: Ch of England
      READ OR WRITE: both
      REMARKS:
      ====================
      NAME: Steel Sarah
      AGES: SINGLE, 29
      CALLING: Cook (daughter)
      NATIVE PLACE: Kintbury
      COUNTRY: Berkshire
      RELIGION: Ch of England
      READ OR WRITE: both
      REMARKS:
      ====================
      NAME: Steel David
      AGES: SINGLE, 23
      CALLING: Farm Labourer (Son)
      NATIVE PLACE: Kintbury
      COUNTRY: Berkshire
      RELIGION: Ch of England
      READ OR WRITE: neither
      REMARKS
      ====================
      NAME: Steel Edmund
      AGES: SINGLE, 21
      CALLING: Labourer (Son)
      NATIVE PLACE: Kintbury
      COUNTRY: Berkshire
      RELIGION: Ch of England
      READ OR WRITE: both
      REMARKS
      ====================
      NAME: Steel Charles
      AGES: SINGLE, 19
      CALLING: Farm Labourer (Son)
      NATIVE PLACE: Kintbury
      COUNTRY: Berkshire
      RELIGION: Ch of England
      READ OR WRITE: reads
      REMARKS
      ====================
      NAME: Steel Sampson
      AGES: SINGLE, 10
      CALLING: (Son)
      NATIVE PLACE: Tiverton
      COUNTRY: Devonshire
      RELIGION: Ch of England
      READ OR WRITE: reads
      REMARKS
      ====================
      NAME: Steel Martha
      AGES: SINGLE, 6
      CALLING: daughter)
      NATIVE PLACE: Tiverton
      COUNTRY: Devonshire
      RELIGION: Ch of England
      READ OR WRITE: reads
      REMARKS
      ====================
      (STEEL)

    14. [S2] Certificate of Death, No.139 / 5280.
      SCHEDULE B.
      Deaths in the Colony of Victoria
      Registered by William Harrington Lago
      (No.139 / 5280)
      NAME: Edmund STEEL
      DIED: 22 June 1865
      AT: Chapel Street, Richmond
      AGED: 80 Years
      CAUSE: Exhaustion, Old Age and Senile Gangrene Dr. Ed(war)d J. WILSON, Last Seen on 9 June 1865

      Name and Surname of Father and Mother,If known, with Rank or Profession:
      F: James Steel, Farmer
      M: Jane Steel, formerly Bulpit

      INFORMANT:
      Signature: Emma TILBURY (her X mark),
      Description: Friend,
      Residence: Chapel Street, Richmond

      REGISTRAR:
      Signature of Deputy Registrar: William H. LAGO,
      Date: 23 June 1865,
      Where Registered: Richmond (? William H. LAZO)

      If BURIAL REGISTERED.
      When buried: 24 June 1865
      Where buried: Melbourne Cemetery
      By whom Certified: John ROMANIS
      Name and religeon of minister: Rev. Ed PUCKLEY, Church of England
      Name of witness: J. PURVIS

      Where born: Crookseas, Wiltshire, England
      How long in Australian States: 17 Years in Victoria

      If DECEASED WAS MARRIED:
      Where: Newbury, Berkshire, England
      at what age: 27 Years
      to Whom: Maria THATCHER

      Issue in order of Birth, and Ages.:
      John 52
      William 50
      Maria Thatcher 48
      Alfred 46
      Sarah 44
      David 42
      Charles 30
      Samuel 24
      Martha 22

    15. [S34] Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836 - 1888, The Crown in the state of Victoria, (Macbeth Genealogical Services P/L), 5280, 1865.
      Surname: STEEL
      Given Names: Edmund
      Event: D
      Spouse Surname/Father: James
      Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Jane BULPIT
      Age: 80
      Sex:
      Birth Place: WILT
      Death Place:
      Year: 1865
      Reg Number: 5280
      Denomination:
      Parish:
      Fiche:

    16. [S141] Melbourne Cemetery database.
      The late Edmund Steele is buried in the Church of England section
      compartment S Grave 197
      Raymond, Sarah M aged 2 buried 05.11.1860
      Steele, Edmund aged 80 buried 23.06.1865
      Raymond, Maria aged 59 buried 19.01.1877
      Sloman, Sarah aged 60 buried 06.08.1880

    17. [S121] Grave.

    18. [S22] Certificate of Marriage, No 23 Page 138, 1811.
      Page 138 (The Year 1811.)
      No 23 Edmund Steel, Joyourner in this Parish
      Bachelor, And Maria Thatcher, of the Same Parish,
      Spinster,______________were
      Married in this Church by Banns_________
      this Thirtieth Day of September in the year One Thousand Eight Hundred
      and Eleven. By me James Roc, Rector.
      This Marriage was solemnized between Us Edmund Steel Maria Thatcher
      In the Presence of Benjamine Freeman Ann Willes

    19. [S22] Certificate of Marriage, 108 / 3913, 1837.
      Marriages solemnized in the Parish of Launceston in the County of Cornwall in the year 1837
      No. 108 Edward Steel Free Widower of the Parish of Launceston
      3913 Martha Saunders Free Widow of the Parish of Launceston
      married in the Church by Banns with consent of
      this thirteenth day of Novemder in the year 1837 Thirty Seven

      By me Wa Browne 440 Chaplin

      This Marriage was solemnised between us:
      Edward Steel
      Martha Saunders

      In the presence of
      Robert Tuttle of Launceston
      William Jones of Launceston

    20. [S140] Pioneer Index. Tasmanian 1803 - 1899, Archives Office of Tasmania, (Macbeth Genealogical Services P/L), 3913, 1837.
      Surname: STEEL
      Given Names: EDWARD
      Event: Marriage
      Father/Spouse Surname: SAUNDERS
      Mother/Spouse Given Names: MARTHA
      Day: 13
      Month: 11
      Year: 1837
      Age:
      Sex: M
      Spouse Age:
      Spouse Sex: F
      Registration Place: LAUNCESTON
      Registration Number: 3913/1837
      Reference: RGD 36


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