Beecroft/Beacroft/Becroft/Becraft/Beacraft/Beecraft's Worldwide: Edward Beecroft


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picture Edward Beecroft

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 12 May 1799 - Hereforeshire, England 2
    Christening: 9 Jun 1799 - Cheshunt, Hertford, England 3
          Death: 21 Jan 1857 - South Creek, NSW, Australia 4
         Burial: 23 Jan 1857 - St. Mary Magdalene Church of England Cemetery, St Mary's, NSW, Australia 5
 Cause of Death: 
           AFN : 
                 

Events
Occupation, farmer
Prison
He was tried and convicted along with Thomas SMITH for stealing a sheep. Sentenced to death. This was commuted to Life in the Penal colony of NSW, Australia.
Transported, Prince Regent, 17 Sep 1819
Edward Bearcroft, one of 160 convicts transported on the ship 'Prince Regent', 17 September 1819.
Sentence details: Convicted at Hertford Assizes for a term of life.
Vessel: Prince Regent.
Date of Departure: 17 September 1819.
Place of Arrival: New South Wales.
Event, Arrived in, 26 Jan 1820 in Sydney, NSW, Australia
as a convict in the "Prince Regeant".
Biography, 7 Nov 1833
Edward was convicted of stealing sheep an received a sentence of 14 years transportation to New South Wales. He was granted a Certificate of Freedom on 7 November 1833.


Parents
         Father: John Beecroft 1
         Mother: Sarah Randall 1

Spouses and Children
1. *Corah Terry Maskey 1 
       Marriage: 18 Aug 1823 - Church of England, Castlereagh, NSW, Australia 6
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Edward Beecroft 7
                2. William Beecroft 7
                3. George Beecroft 7
                4. John James Beecroft 7
                5. James Beecroft 7
                6. Sarah Elizabeth Beecroft 7
                7. Corah Beecroft 7
                8. Mary Beecroft 7
                9. Elizabeth Anne Beecroft 7
                10. Jane Beecroft 7
                11. Joseph George Beecroft 7
                12. Henry Edwin Beecroft 8
                13. Alfred Beecroft 7

Notes
Burial Notes:
Buried with the Lowndes family
General:
Edward Becroft came to Australia as a convict on the ship "Prince Regent" on 27/1/1820, he was convicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 14 years. Edward married Corah Maskey in 1823 and they lived on the "Werrington Estate" as tenant farmer for Charles Lethbridge Esq. In the 1828 census he had nine acres of land and received his Certificate of Freedom on 7/11/1833. Edward's parents were John Becroft and Sarah (Nee: Randall or Prodgen) who married in Hertfordshire, England on 5/12/1790. Corah came to Australia on the "Duke of Portland" in 1807. She married William Mizen on 30/9/1858 after Edward Becroft died. In 1828 Census Edward Beecroft (sic)- had two servants who married each other on 8/4/1842 - James Richards aged 40, Widower, Came 1826 for 14 years (convict) - Elizabeth Johnson aged 36, Spinster, came 1837 for 7 years (convict) - Both couldn't read or write.

Sources


1. kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com).

2. kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com). .... (http://www.stmarysregisters.com.au/stmarymagdalenechurch.htm).

3. graemedavidwilson@yahoo.com, Mr. Graeme WIlson (ancestry.com).

4. kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com). .... (http://www.stmarysregisters.com.au/stmarymagdalenechurch.htm). .... Online Australian Birth-Marriage-Death Index (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/familyHistory.htm).

5. kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com), South Creek, NSW, Australia. .... graemedavidwilson@yahoo.com, Mr. Graeme WIlson (ancestry.com). .... (http://www.stmarysregisters.com.au/stmarymagdalenechurch.htm).

6. kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com). .... graemedavidwilson@yahoo.com, Mr. Graeme WIlson (ancestry.com). .... LDS - IGI Index (familysearch.org).

7. marycotter001@gmail.com, Cotters, Ruths, Kealys, Clancys, Lyalls, etc (http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=marycotter&id=I95300757&ti=5544).

8. marycotter001@gmail.com, Cotters, Ruths, Kealys, Clancys, Lyalls, etc (http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=marycotter&id=I95300757&ti=5544). .... pspadaro@vtown.com.au, Pat's Maternal Tree (rootsweb.com).

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Sources


1 kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com).

2 kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com). .... (http://www.stmarysregisters.com.au/stmarymagdalenechurch.htm).

3 graemedavidwilson@yahoo.com, Mr. Graeme WIlson (ancestry.com).

4 kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com). .... (http://www.stmarysregisters.com.au/stmarymagdalenechurch.htm). .... Online Australian Birth-Marriage-Death Index (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/familyHistory.htm).

5 kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com), South Creek, NSW, Australia. .... graemedavidwilson@yahoo.com, Mr. Graeme WIlson (ancestry.com). .... (http://www.stmarysregisters.com.au/stmarymagdalenechurch.htm).

6 kaycwenborn@grapevine.net.au, Sait Cranston (ancestry.com). .... graemedavidwilson@yahoo.com, Mr. Graeme WIlson (ancestry.com). .... LDS - IGI Index (familysearch.org).

7 marycotter001@gmail.com, Cotters, Ruths, Kealys, Clancys, Lyalls, etc (http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=marycotter&id=I95300757&ti=5544).

8 marycotter001@gmail.com, Cotters, Ruths, Kealys, Clancys, Lyalls, etc (http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=marycotter&id=I95300757&ti=5544). .... pspadaro@vtown.com.au, Pat's Maternal Tree (rootsweb.com).


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