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Edward Hewitson (1800–1873)

Edward Hewitson was sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1818 aboard the Tottenham. His occupation was given as watchmaker. He was 5 feet 5 inches (165 cms) tall, with a fair ruddy complexion, brown hair, and hazel eyes. He was sent to Windsor to work.

In 1822 he was listed as a government servant working for William Stubbs. In 1825 his occupation was given as farmer.

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  • Hewetson, Edward

Lancaster, Lancashire, England


1873 (aged ~ 73)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years