Name Edward SEFTON
Country Of Origin England
Born 1796
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born 8 October 1796, Prescot, Lancashire, England
Bapt. 11 October 1796, Prescot, St Mary’s, Lancashire, England
Parents Luke (watchmaker) and Ellen Sephton
Apprenticeship Most likely with his father
Skills Watchmaker’s Polisher
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Trial 30 July 1827, Liverpool Borough Quarter Sessions, Lancaster
Sentence Seven years transportation for stealing a gamecock
Arrival 1828 on the convict ship, William Miles
Police Number 898
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave
Conditional Pardon
Other Also recorded as a labourer.

1828: Punished with 14 days on the treadwheel for ‘outrageous conduct.’

By late 1828: Assigned to a road party and Public Works.

August 1834: Certificate of Freedom.

Death unknown
Brian Loomes, Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World, Complete 21st Century Edition, 2006, p700 [Luke Sephton, Edward Sephton].
TAHO: CON31/1/38, CON18/1/21, CON23/1/3, CON84/1/1.
Web: Ancestry: Lancashire, England, Church of England Baptism 1796 [Sephton]; Lancashire, England, Quarter Sessions Records & Petitions 1827.
Launceston Advertiser 7 August 1834.